Paralegal – Personal Injury Department

Recruiter
Leigh Day
Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
£30,153 - £38,237
Posted
10 Jul 2018
Closes
22 Jul 2018
Ref
PARA/PI/MAN/AB/JUL18
Practice area
Personal injury
Position
Paralegal
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Paralegal – Personal Injury Department
Ref: PARA/PI/MAN/AB/JUL18

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 click the Apply button or 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

To download the full job description, please click here.

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.

Leigh Day is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A copy of the Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request.

We are not accepting CVs from agencies for this post.