Paralegal and Legal Assistant

Klarity Personnel Limited
Leeds, UK
20 Jun 2019
02 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Klarity Personnel are currently looking to recruit a Paralegal/ Legal Assistant for our client based in Pontefract.

The primary role of the Personal Injury Trauma Paralegal is to provide direct support to their Principals to enable the Principals to operate at optimum efficiency. This will include (but will not be limited to) the main responsibilities given below. The Personal Injury Trauma Paralegal is expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative.


* Attendance on clients and others in order to take statements, obtain information, make appointments and complete relevant forms.

* Liaise between clients and experts and between clients and supervisor and with the defendant and other parties as requested.

* Dealing with client queries and reporting to the appropriate fee earner.

* Preparing standard legal forms.

* Preparing and filing court documents.

* Fixing dates for Court hearings and liaising with Counsel and court to find mutually convenient dates.

* Arranging conferences with Counsel and liaising with client, solicitor, barrister and experts.

* Preparation of bills and/or liaise with costs draftsman.

* Reviewing and archiving files.

* Liaise with BTE and ATE providers as necessary.

* Carry out benefit queries and deal with call queries.

* Liaise with other departments and accounts department as required.

* Carry out any legal work on file as directed by Principles.

* Carry out relevant searches.

* To undertake other duties such as researching law, searching old files, obtaining documents, transporting clients, running errands and supporting fee earners as and when required.

* Work on RTA, EL & PL Portal cases.


* Conduct of any matters and assisting the appropriate fee earners or Head of Department with shared caseload.

* Compliance with Office Manual Procedures and departmental procedures.

* Maintenance of the required standard of client care.

* Accuracy of work undertaken and maintenance of standards set in terms of client contact.

* Attendance of departmental meetings and in-house learning and development as provided.


* Good client care skills.

* GCSE English grade C or above.

* Good management, communication, marketing and organisational skills.

* Computer literacy and good keyboard kills.

Salary- Up to £20k dependent on experience.

This is an excellent opportunity with room for progression.

For more info please call Lauren or send cv to apply

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