Paralegal - Personal Injury

  • Field Fisher
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Aug 29, 2017
Contract Paralegal Personal Injury (Claimant)

Job Description

Term: Contract Duration: 1 year Department: Personal Injury Location: London The Firm

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, finance & financial services and energy & natural resources.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley and Shanghai teams. Among our clients, we count social media sites and high street coffee chains through to pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and government departments.

Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.

We have more than 400 lawyers spread over nine locations, all providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.

We operate across our offices in Belgium, China, France, Germany, Italy, UK and US - Silicon Valley.

The Team

We require a Paralegal to join our highly regarded Personal Injury team.

As part of the role you will be required to demonstrate excellent and sound file management responsibilities being responsible for ensuring that our files are in good order including all legal litigation documents as well as medical records paginating as appropriate.

Responsibilities
  • Liaising with clients and handling matters with appropriate sensitivity
  • Witness interviewing and investigation
  • Attending case conferences with counsel and expert witnesses
  • Writing case reports as well as day-to-day correspondence
  • Document control – maintaining accurate records and files
  • Thorough preparation of documentation/cases to trial
  • Evidence gathering
  • Research
Key Skills & Experience
  • Strong academics and/or proven relevant medical background
  • Previous experience as a Paralegal in Personal Injury or Medical Negligence is essential

Fieldfisher aims to ensure equality of opportunity and we are actively working towards improving the diversity of our staff.  All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements