BCL Legal Recruitment
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Personal Injury Fee Earner / Paralegal

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Location:
Leeds and West Yorkshire
Salary:
Negotiable
Sector:
Private Practice
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
JLE/66989

Description

Personal Injury Fee Earner / Paralegal , Leeds

The Firm:

- Leading regional firm with several offices across Yorkshire

The Role:

- Claimant - non-portal
- To be based at the Leeds office
- Full time, permanent
- Acting for claimants - providing legal representation to local and national clients
- Managing files from instruction through to settlement
- Overseeing support staff in the team

Requirements:

- You will be an experienced Personal Injury Fee Earner and will be confident:

* Demonstrating knowledge of CFA and other funding information
* Managing and assessing case specific and financial risk
* Experience of quantum and liability research
* Drafting proceedings
* Giving instructions to counsel
* Taking and writing witness statements
* Preparing trial bundles
* Drafting other legal documents

- You will have broad experience handling non-portal fast track and multi-track RTA and EL/PL matters (essential)
- You will be confident handling litigated files as around 30% of your caseload will be litigated (essential)
- Knowledge of the MOJ portal claims is also highly desirable (but not essential)
- You will be a strong team player with excellent client care and negotiation skills (essential)
- You will possess strong technical knowledge and will be happy to handle up to 130 files at any one time (highly desirable)

Benefits:

- Competitive salary and benefits package
- Supportive of progression

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
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