Personal Injury Paralegal

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£25,000 - 32,000
Private Practice
Reference Number:
22nd November 2022
Personal Injury Paralegal - Bristol A leading, national firm seeks an experienced personal injury case handler to join their busy claimant injury department based in Bristol. THE FIRM An award-winning, forward-thinking Firm with clear core values of communication, commitment, innovation and accessibility. Through effective communication, the Firm engages with staff and involves them in decision making, whilst ensuring they are supported at all times. They show commitment by investing in their people with development and training, developing the work they do through the use of technology and innovation, whilst encouraging accessibility and diversity, delivering opportunities and development to all. The Firm have created an environment in which you can develop your career and thrive professionally. THE OPPORTUNITY The successful candidate will be responsible for their own caseload involving a wide variety of injury claims. The department deals with injury claims of all kinds, including public and employer's liability claims, claims for injuries caused by animals, product liability, accidents in schools and holiday, sporting injuries and injuries by faulty cosmetic treatments. The role will involve a combination of office and home working. The successful candidate will be required to work from the Bristol office up to two days per week. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES * Efficiently and effectively running own caseload of non-motor personal injury claims; * Pursuing claims through and outside of the MOJ Portals including pre- and post-litigation stages making full use of our case management system; * Complying fully with agreed service standards; * Communicating with clients, insurers, expert witnesses and solicitors; * Attending and participating in weekly risk assessment meetings; * Managing expectations of clients & effectively deal with any complaints that arise in line with Company policy; * Attending and participating in weekly risk assessment meetings; * Any other duties as required REQUIREMENTS · Significant experience of handling a motor and non-motor claimant injury caseload; · Proven experience of dealing with cases arising from Employers, Public and Occupiers Liability along with the Animals Act; · Working knowledge of MOJ Portal processes; · Knowledge of a Case Management System; · Ability to work to strict Service Level Agreements; · Technical proficiency in claims handling including litigation; · Excellent written and verbal communication skills; · Ability to analyse and research legal issues; · Ability to organise and prioritise work; · Ability to work as part of a team; · Law degree, CILEx or equivalent qualification desirable but not essential. OTHER INFORMATION - Competitive salary up to £32k depending on experience - Wide range of company benefits - Bonus scheme BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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