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Serious Injury Legal Adviser

Employer
Hays Legal
Location
England, Merseyside, Liverpool
Salary
£24000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Closing date
18 Oct 2021
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Job Details

Experienced Serious Injury Legal Assistant required for a growing Liverpool based law firm.

Your new company
This international law firm are one of the UK's leading providers of insurance and legal services. They work in partnership with a variety of insurers and brokers to deliver a vast variety of claims solutions. The company has grown to approximately 1000 employees across five offices throughout the UK.

Your new role
Due to the growing workload and client base, the firm are hiring an experienced serious injury paralegal/legal assistant. The typical roles and responsibilities are:

  • Being responsible for a high volume caseload of Fast Track Personal Injury RTA Portal and Non Portal claims, following the MOJ process/litigation process, and making use of the firm's Case Management Systems.
  • To progress your caseload in a manner to ensure that clients receive appropriate, professional, timely and pertinent legal advice, whilst managing their expectations.
  • To identify early those cases where proceedings would be tactically beneficial to litigate and to do so expeditiously.
  • To attend, where appropriate, court hearings to make representations in respect of the claim before the judiciary.


What you'll need to succeed
Due to the independent nature of the work, previous experience is essential. You must have a proven track record of handling your own fast track RTA claims, and/or 2 years of litigation experience, handling cases until completion. Having an interest in pursuing a career in Serious Injury matters is also beneficial.

What you'll get in return

  • A competitive salary, based on your previous experience and knowledge.
  • Excellent opportunities to work closely with CAT injury lawyers and handle your own cases.
  • Opportunities for career growth within the organisation, with a training contract possible over time.


What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

We offer confidential, expert advice on job opportunities, compensation, business plans and exit strategies pertinent to professionals considering a move. We have the ear of key decision makers across all our clients and we have been instrumental in introducing and placing hundreds of fee earners and company secretaries into a vast array of organisations. From blue chip corporates, national and international firms through to niche practices, we have deep knowledge of the legal company secretary market.

If an organisation has strategic growth plans or needs incisive market analysis, we are often consulted as a first point of contact.

Understanding your needs

Whether you are looking to progress your career as a lawyer, legal executive, paralegal or company secretary, Hays' unparalleled recruiting expertise will assist you realising your career potential by finding you the right role at the right time.

Our consultants have an expert knowledge of the legal jobs market within UK and internationally. We aim to work closely with you and build a thorough understanding of your goals and aspirations through discussions and meetings.

We will:
- work with you to refine your CV
- offer guidance on how to improve your prospects
- provide insight into the sulture and expectations of the organisation to ensure you are well prepared throughout the interview process
- guide you through any job offer discussions, acting as your representative to ensure your interests are looked after

To find out more about currently available jobs or for advice on your recruitment needs visit www.hays.co.uk/legal or contact your local Hays office.

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