Fee Earner

Recruiter
RKRS Legal
Location
Sheffield
Salary
£19709 - £22299 per annum
Posted
22 Mar 2019
Closes
19 Apr 2019
Ref
RM84
Contact
RKR ADMIN
Practice area
Personal injury
Position
Paralegal
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Vacancy: Paralegal – Acquire Evidence Executive
Office: Sheffield
Salary: £19,709 - £22,299
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full time (part-time working may be available for this role)
REF: RM84

The Opportunity
As a claimant only firm, they provide professional, high quality legal services to the victims of injury or mistreatment.

As a paralegal working in their National Fast Track Centre you will have the opportunity to manage your own caseload of Fast-Track Portal cases, including Road Traffic Accidents, Employer Liability and Public Liability cases.

The role would suit someone who is highly organised, proactive and is able to work efficiently.

The Role
The main focus of this role is to acquire evidence of injuries and losses on cases where liability has been admitted. Day to day you will be instructing medical experts, compiling medical records, taking witness statements, gathering loss of earnings details and evidence of other financial losses and promptly processing cases. You will receive comprehensive training and ongoing supervision to ensure your success in the role.

About You
The firm are looking for someone who shares their passion and empathy for securing justice for those who have been mistreated or injured. Knowledge of Personal Injury law and the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) portal is key. You will take a methodical approach to work and will be driven, focussed and hard-working. A keen eye for detail along with outstanding communication and client care skills are also key. An appetite for working within a high performance environment, where you are able to demonstrate stamina, resilience and self-motivation is a must.

How will you be rewarded?
With modern offices and an extensive benefits package (including 23 days annual leave, plus Bank Holidays, contributions to social activities, contributory pension scheme, enhanced maternity and paternity pay to name but a few) on top of a highly competitive salary.

You will also receive opportunities for progression and ongoing development to ensure you grow professionally both in knowledge and skill, setting you apart from other paralegals.

They are also committed to attracting and retaining the best talent, embracing diversity by promoting and sustaining an open, inclusive and supportive working environment.

They believe that attracting talent that reflects the diversity of the communities within which they live and work is a key part of their business, which is why they are an equal opportunities employer.

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