Personal Injury Paralegal - Leading Claimant Firm

Recruiter
QED Legal
Location
England, Greater Manchester, Middleton
Salary
Up to £16000.00 per annum
Posted
22 May 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Ref
BBBH25638
Contact
Connor Franks
Practice area
Personal injury
Position
Paralegal
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Personal Injury Paralegal

This legal 500 firm is a leading personal injury claimant firm with a glowing reputation. Due to growth and continued success, they have a rare opening for a Personal Injury paralegal to join their team of accomplished solicitors. This firm is extremely stable and is looking for a paralegal with prior personal injury experience and is looking to progress.

The salary is £18,000

Overall purpose for this role

-To be responsible for the initial calls to new clients, dealing with their queries, discussing funding, and gathering information to enable the claim to be submitted.

-To provide a reliable and efficient support service to colleagues and assist with general administration of caseloads.

-To undertake other ad-hoc duties as required from time to time.

Main duties and responsibilities

-Contacting new and prospective clients to obtain information regarding their claim and advise regarding funding and process.

-Accurately and succinctly summarising information obtained so as to allow colleagues to progress the claim.

-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.

Person Specification

-Genuine interest to work with a leading claimant law firm and passionate about providing access to justice to all.

-Relevant paralegal experience in Personal Injury and/or experience of working in a customer-facing role preferred.

-Excellent telephone manner.

Benefits include: 29 days holiday per annum inclusive of 4 days of compulsory leave to be taken during the period of office closure between Christmas Eve to the 1st working day of the new year, plus all public and bank holidays; contributory pension scheme; life assurance (4 times the annual salary); interest free season ticket loan; childcare vouchers; cycle to work scheme. We also have annual social activities and genuinely pride ourselves on having a supportive and friendly culture.

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