Paralegal (Personal Injury)

  • Leigh Day
  • Manchester, UK
  • Jul 09, 2018
Full time Clinical Negligence Employment Law Personal Injury (Claimant)

Job Description

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.