Paralegal - Small Claims

Expiring today

Recruiter
DWF
Location
Merseyside
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Paralegal – Small Claims - Liverpool

We are looking to attract a Paralegal to join DWF, an award-winning legal business.

Within the motor small claims team here at DWF, we deal with the defence of a wide range of claims deriving from road traffic accidents, as a result of which someone has incurred a loss. Within the small claims, we mainly deal with small claims as the name suggests, however we also deal with stage 3 MOJ portal claims and Infant approval cases.

In order to be placed within the small claims track and hence be allocated to a paralegal within our small claims team, this loss must be valued at £10,000.00 or less and must not include a personal injury claim for more than £1,000.00.

These are the main requirements necessary the claim to be allocated to the small claims track however, other issues may mean that the claim is not suitable for the small claims track even if the above criteria is satisfied, for example the complexity of the case or the need for expert evidence. We deal with mainly liability disputed matters however occasionally liability will be admitted and the only ongoing dispute will be with regards to quantum. We provide services to a wide variety of clients including:

Aviva, RSA, LV, Gallagher Basset, QBE, Markerstudy and Enterprise

We're offering you the opportunity to join a dynamic and fast paced team and gain access to top level industry training. DWF have a unique approach to providing legal services and work with market leaders and the best in the industry, all whilst providing a supportive work environment where you will work collaboratively towards a shared vision.

As a Paralegal, you will progress Motor Insurance Claims (Defendant) cases to an effective and satisfactory conclusion for clients ensuring high levels of service delivery both internally and externally whilst providing and maintaining management information under the terms of the client service level agreement. The right person must have good attention to detail and the ability to handle a busy caseload. For the more senior Paralegal roles, team-leading experience will be required.

If you want to build an exciting future with one of Europe's most innovative legal businesses, apply below as we're interested in hearing from you!

We want you to feel valued and rewarded by your time at DWF. We understand the importance of offering you a reward package that goes beyond simply salary. That’s why, when you join DWF, you’ll be given a choice. You can pick from a range of benefits, allowing you to build a package that suits your needs and lifestyle, as well as those of your family. In addition to our standard benefits (medical insurance, life insurance, pension and 25 days annual leave), we offer flexible benefits which include season ticket loans, holiday buy / sell scheme, gym memberships, health assessments, cycle to work, retail vouchers and dining cards. We are also happy to discuss flexible working patterns.

If you are looking to develop and grow your professional expertise and enhance your career in a legal business that isn't afraid to challenge the norm and go beyond expectations … then apply!

About DWF

DWF is an award-winning legal business with a strong reputation for excellent client service and effective operational management. There are now over 2,700 people in the DWF Group, based in 25 key locations across the globe.

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at DWF

Nurturing talent is very important to us. We are committed to equal opportunities in all areas of work and business. We want people to achieve their best, which will positively impact on our clients and communities in which we live and work. At DWF we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.

Disability Support

We will make reasonable adjustments to help you perform at your best. Please contact the DWF Recruitment team and tell us what adjustments you need either to submit an application for a vacancy, or if you require any reasonable adjustment should you be invited to interview. We are committed to an ongoing programme of improvements to provide access to all

Paralegal – Small Claims - Liverpool

We are looking to attract a Paralegal to join DWF, an award-winning legal business.

Within the motor small claims team here at DWF, we deal with the defence of a wide range of claims deriving from road traffic accidents, as a result of which someone has incurred a loss. Within the small claims, we mainly deal with small claims as the name suggests, however we also deal with stage 3 MOJ portal claims and Infant approval cases.

In order to be placed within the small claims track and hence be allocated to a paralegal within our small claims team, this loss must be valued at £10,000.00 or less and must not include a personal injury claim for more than £1,000.00.

These are the main requirements necessary the claim to be allocated to the small claims track however, other issues may mean that the claim is not suitable for the small claims track even if the above criteria is satisfied, for example the complexity of the case or the need for expert evidence. We deal with mainly liability disputed matters however occasionally liability will be admitted and the only ongoing dispute will be with regards to quantum. We provide services to a wide variety of clients including:

Aviva, RSA, LV, Gallagher Basset, QBE, Markerstudy and Enterprise

We're offering you the opportunity to join a dynamic and fast paced team and gain access to top level industry training. DWF have a unique approach to providing legal services and work with market leaders and the best in the industry, all whilst providing a supportive work environment where you will work collaboratively towards a shared vision.

As a Paralegal, you will progress Motor Insurance Claims (Defendant) cases to an effective and satisfactory conclusion for clients ensuring high levels of service delivery both internally and externally whilst providing and maintaining management information under the terms of the client service level agreement. The right person must have good attention to detail and the ability to handle a busy caseload. For the more senior Paralegal roles, team-leading experience will be required.

If you want to build an exciting future with one of Europe's most innovative legal businesses, apply below as we're interested in hearing from you!

We want you to feel valued and rewarded by your time at DWF. We understand the importance of offering you a reward package that goes beyond simply salary. That’s why, when you join DWF, you’ll be given a choice. You can pick from a range of benefits, allowing you to build a package that suits your needs and lifestyle, as well as those of your family. In addition to our standard benefits (medical insurance, life insurance, pension and 25 days annual leave), we offer flexible benefits which include season ticket loans, holiday buy / sell scheme, gym memberships, health assessments, cycle to work, retail vouchers and dining cards. We are also happy to discuss flexible working patterns.

If you are looking to develop and grow your professional expertise and enhance your career in a legal business that isn't afraid to challenge the norm and go beyond expectations … then apply!

About DWF

DWF is an award-winning legal business with a strong reputation for excellent client service and effective operational management. There are now over 2,700 people in the DWF Group, based in 25 key locations across the globe.

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at DWF

Nurturing talent is very important to us. We are committed to equal opportunities in all areas of work and business. We want people to achieve their best, which will positively impact on our clients and communities in which we live and work. At DWF we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.

Disability Support

We will make reasonable adjustments to help you perform at your best. Please contact the DWF Recruitment team and tell us what adjustments you need either to submit an application for a vacancy, or if you require any reasonable adjustment should you be invited to interview. We are committed to an ongoing programme of improvements to provide access to all

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