PI Paralegal

5 days left

Location
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Salary
Negotiable depending on experience plus competitive benefits package
Posted
21 May 2019
Closes
21 Jun 2019
Ref
LSG2651
Practice area
Personal injury
Position
Paralegal
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Well-established law firm require an additional Paralegal for their PI department based in Pontefract. You will assist on a caseload of the full range of PI matters, including RTA, EL and PL Portal claims.

Duties will include:

  • Attendance on clients and others in order to take statements, obtain information, make appointments and complete court forms.
  • Liaising between clients and experts and between clients and supervisor and with the other side as requested.
  • Dealing with client queries and reporting to the appropriate fee earner.
  • Preparing standard legal forms and preparing and filing court documents
  • Fixing dates for Court hearings and liaising with Counsel and court to find mutually convenient dates.
  • Arranging conferences with Counsel and liaising with client, solicitor, barrister and experts.
  • Preparation of bills and/or liaise with costs draftsman.

You will need:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience as a PI Paralegal is required,
  • Experience of RTA, EL and PL Portal cases, 
  • Excellent client care skills,
  • Excellent time-management and organisational skills,
  • The ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines,
  • Good team working skills.

Competitive salary package including 23 days holidays plus bank holidays and company pension.

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