Personal Injury Paralegal

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Posted 30+ days ago
Location:
Contract Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£20,000 - 30,000
Sector:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
JMA/98465
Posted:
30+ days ago
PI Paralegal-Hybrid Working A well-established national firm seeks an experienced PI Paralegal to join them in their personal injury team, based in Manchester. The Role * To manage a caseload of predominantly fast-track personal injury claims on behalf of injured cyclists; * To obtain accurate information and instructions from clients, analyse the legal and practical aspects of their claims and obtain the necessary documents/evidence to provide advice on liability/quantum/costs & funding. * To analyse and advise on strategy, tactics, and how best to achieve the most successful outcome for each client according to the particular circumstances of their case. * To progress claims to settlement, conducting litigation through to trial or earlier settlement. * To enable clients to make informed decisions based on advice on legal and other appropriate considerations e.g. costs, funding and risks of litigation. * To monitor all aspects of the case on behalf of the client and advise on whether subsequent developments affect views previously expressed. * To ensure court directions are complied with. * To comply with the Civil Procedure Rules. Necessary Experience and Qualities - Genuine interest to work with a leading law firm and passionate about providing access to justice to all. - Demonstrable strong experience in handling fast-track personal injury cases in an efficient, accurate and timely manner. - Experience of handling cases both in and out of the MOJ claims portals. - Experience of handling litigated cases. - Demonstrable legal experience in drafting, liaising with medical professionals, financial institutions and solicitors. - Demonstrable ability in interviewing clients, taking witness statements, dealing sensitively and managing difficult situations and conversations. - Ability to deal sensitively with colleagues and management, clients and other parties. - Strong communication skills both written and verbal. - Must be self-sufficient, secretarial support not provided. - Works well under pressure and in an organised and methodical manner and has a positive attitude. - Good team player, pro-active, reliable, friendly and energetic. Benefits - 29 days holiday - Interest free season ticket loan - Childcare vouchers - Cycle to work scheme - Annual social activities This role provides an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced personal injury paralegal to develop their career even further, with a national firm. If you are interested in this role, please get in touch with me today! BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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Joanna Marklove
Joanna Marklove

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Manchester

joannamarklove@bcllegal.com

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