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Paralegal - Catastrophic Injury

Manchester, Greater Manchester
Closing date
23 Oct 2021

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Practice area
Personal injury
Salary band
Contract type
Full time
Not applicable
Private practice
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We are looking to attract a paralegal to join our highly regarded large loss/catastrophic injury department in our Manchester City Centre office.

We are looking for a paralegal that is keen to develop their legal expertise by assisting our partner with both litigated and pre action multi-track large loss cases. The paralegal will be involved in preparing instructions to counsel, court bundles, drafting and reviewing applications and witness statements, reviewing and analysing records/disclosure, instructing legal experts, and attending conferences and trials.

We would like to hear from paralegals experienced in a defendant large loss environment who have excellent organisational skills and a forensic attention to detail. A good working knowledge of Word and Excel together with excellent numeracy and communication skills is also essential.

Our company benefits include 25 days holiday allowance plus the option to purchase an extra 5 days and free day off for your birthday, pension scheme, health cash plan, life assurance and income protection insurance. We also offer a number of discounts to use for gym membership, car leasing, mobile phones and insurance products.

For a confidential conversation please contact Dean Williams on 0161 838 3985 or email

BLM is committed to promoting equality and diversity in all aspects of employment and are proud to be a Top 50 Inclusive Employer.


Everyone at BLM has an important role to play, whether a partner, an associate, a trainee or a member of our business support team. And talented people need a place to prosper, to develop a career and to keep abreast of the issues affecting the markets in which we operate.

That's why our dedicated training team ensures that as a BLM employee, your career objectives are fully supported. It's the best way to help you achieve your career aspirations, and for us as a firm to maintain our high standards of customer service.

Many of our current partners trained with us - confirmation that as an employer, our approach to retaining, training and motivating our people is paying off. The fact that we have one of the highest proportions of female partners among the top 50 UK firms, demonstrates our commitment to equality.

If you're a graduate just beginning your career in the legal market, why not take a look at our graduate page. Perhaps you could be the future partner we're looking for.

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