Key responsibilities: Duties will include handling client instructions, managing pre-action disputes, progressing civil court proceedings (both claimant and defendant actions), negotiating settlements, providing advice to clients and completing client reports (subject to close supervision). On complex and/or high value cases, you will work within a team, assisting with specific tasks (e.g. document reviews, preparation of court documents, etc.).
Skills and experience: litigation experience is required. Must be familiar with the CPR rules and Practice Direction. You must be IT literate.
Key competencies: You must be able to work effectively under pressure in order to meet deadlines, have excellent organisational skills and good attention to detail. Professional communication skills are a prerequisite. In addition to the above: Our Client's also require consciousness and full participation in the Firm's commitment to equality and diversity, the environment and health and safety. We're a modern, progressive law firm. We think differently and we've built a culture where individual skills and personalities can shine through. They believe that innovation comes from having an inclusive culture of genuine equality and diversity and we're happy to help with any reasonable adjustments you may require in the recruitment process, or once in post.
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Job Type: Full-time
Salary: £18,000.00-£20,000.00 per year
* Monday to Friday
* Paralegal: 1 year (preferred)