Leigh Day

Leigh Day is a specialist law firm with some of the country's leading personal injury, product liability, clinical negligence, employment and discrimination, international and human rights teams. Unlike other law firms, we act exclusively for claimants who've been injured or treated unlawfully by others. We are based in LondonManchester and Liverpool.

Leigh Day Manchester, UK
Jul 09, 2018
Full time
Leigh Day’s Manchester office is currently seeking to appoint a Paralegal to join the Personal Injury Department . This role offers an excellent opportunity to build a legal career and work with an award winning, specialist ‘claimant’ law firm, consistently ranked by legal directories as national leaders. To learn more visit Personal Injury .   Main tasks and responsibilities; Assist with drafting documents, client liaison, research work, general correspondence, typing and administrative support. Sort and review medical and financial records, liaise with medical professionals, financial institutions and other solicitors. In the absence of supervising fee-earner, ensure that urgent matters are referred to appropriate personnel. Attend court on applications, trials etc. when requested to do so. Organising and preparing court and other bundles. Telephone clients/other contacts as and when necessary, dealing with such calls in a courteous and efficient manner.   To be successful you must have; Relevant paralegal experience in Personal Injury. Experience in sorting and reviewing medical, financial records and drafting legal documentation and correspondence. Good academic background with legal qualifications (Degree, GDL, LPC etc.). Experience in interviewing clients, taking witness statements, dealing sensitively and managing difficult situations and conversations. Proven ability to communicate accurately, clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing with a wide range of clients and various stakeholders. Proven ability to be self-sufficient in relation to administration, typing and IT requirements.   Please visit our website https://www.leighday.co.uk/Careers/Paralegals/ to download the job description and application form.   This is a Permanent, full-time position based in Manchester. Application Process Please return the following documents to jobs@leighday.co.uk by Sunday 22 July 2018. A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, your salary expectations and applicable notice period. A copy of your up-to-date CV. The completed application form, please click here.   Unfortunately failure to return all the above requested documents may result in your application not being considered.
Leigh Day Farringdon, London, United Kingdom
Nov 30, 2017
Full time
Leigh Day is seeking to recruit a motivated, dynamic, claimant lawyer with up to 6 years PQE within its acclaimed Personal Injury Department. The solicitor will be part of the cycling team in London which specialises in cycling & RTC injury and which undertakes legal claims for the members of British Cycling and British Triathlon, who we have acted for over 10 years. Our emphasis is on early rehabilitation to enable clients to rebuild their lives after injury. The caseload will be entirely multitrack and may include some multitrack employers' liability work. Key Tasks and responsibilities; a genuine interest in representing claimant, in particular injured cyclists; experience as a personal injury lawyer, with demonstrable experience in progressing a multi-track, high value caseload; previous claimant RTC experience, but experience in cycling and employment liability claims will be advantageous; a good understanding and appreciation of Leigh Day values and ethos; This is a permanent, full-time position based in London. Please visit our website http://www.leighday.co.uk/careers/solicitors to download the job description and application form. Application Process A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, your salary expectations and applicable notice period. A copy of your up-to-date CV. The completed application form (downloadable from our website). Unfortunately failure to return all the above requested documents may result in your application not being considered. Leigh Day is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A copy of the Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request.