Trainee Solicitor

Location
Woolton, Liverpool
Salary
£15,000 - £18,000
Posted
14 Jun 2019
Closes
14 Jul 2019
Practice area
Personal injury
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

PARALEGAL with conditional TRAINING CONTRACT

Two experienced paralegals are wanted on a permanent basis, Salary £15,000 to £18,000. The opportunity/role will suit a graduate with a law degree or equivalent who has completed the LPC.

The candidates must have at least 2 years’ experience working as a paralegal dealing with personal injury claims. You must be highly motivated and self-sufficient.  The candidates must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be articulate and have good attention to detail.

Robert James Solicitors have been trading for 5 months their Directors are highly regarded Solicitors with national reputations with 25 years’ fee earning experience.  The Directors are experienced in many different areas of law.

The law firm specialises in Personal Injury, Serious injury claims, Professional Negligence, Medical Negligence, Dispute Resolution and Media law related disputes. The directors have conducted claims at the highest level. 

Due to the continued growth, we are looking to recruit 2 highly motivated and intelligent paralegals to join our firm. If the candidates prove themselves after the 3 months initial probation period, they will be offered a 2 year training contract. The candidates will receive a training from the lawyers in the firm. This is a unique opportunity to receive proper training to become a solicitor.

The firm has exciting growth plans and is going places.

Duties will involve opening new files, making initial calls, vetting new claims, ensuring that all information provided is correctly and efficiently entered onto the case management system, Proclaim (experience using proclaim is essential), advising clients and general administration tasks. The role will also involve dealing with the RTA and EL portal, therefore a good grasp of the protocol is required.

The candidate must have a good understanding of the general legal principles associated with breach of duty, causation, remoteness and damage/loss. Full training will be provided, and the role represents a good opportunity to learn and progress many areas of law.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Law firm which is growing in strength and size and which will allow the candidate to develop their legal experience. The firm is currently based in Woolton Village, but there are plans to move offices into Liverpool City centre.

Apply now for immediate consideration, with your C.V and a covering letter explaining why you think you are suitable for the role. Applications will not be considered after 28 June 2019. The candidate will be expected to start immediately.

Please send the application to s.edwards@robertjameslaw.co.uk . If you are not successful with your application you will not be contacted.

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