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Motor Injury Paralegal

Hays Legal
Wales, Newport
Closing date
29 Dec 2021

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Practice area
Personal injury
Contract type
Full time
1 year, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years
Private practice
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Your new firm

Our client is a leading and international law firm, having received numerous awards, known for their employee focused culture. They are currently looking for a Paralegal to join their Motor Injury team, based in Newport but with hybrid working available. This is an incredible opportunity to start your legal career work within a successful environment and develop your career with plenty of progression for the right person .

Your new role
You will complete detailed training for this role and work within the firm's motor injury team, alongside and supported by industry experts. You will interact with a range of clients on a daily basis, providing a timely, professional and high-quality service to clients in the management of volume litigated motor injury cases, as well as the following duties :
  • Be responsible for a varied caseload of litigated or prelitigated work with an appropriate level of supervision
  • Act as a point of contact for clients

  • Comply with internal and external service level agreements
  • To record timely and accurate management information
  • Support marketing and business development activity within the team (e.g. attending marketing events, client training, clinics and shadowing days)

What you'll need to succeed
As this role provides in-depth support and training, the only essential experience that is required is interacting with and assisting customers, such as having worked in a call centre or as a customer assistant. Claims handling or paralegal experience is not required but would be considered a bonus. Strong IT, organisation and communication skills will also be important for this role. All relevant experience in similar roles or areas of practice is desirable but not essential and we are happy to hear from graduates who feel they would be a good fit.

What you'll get in return
This is an incredible opportunity to develop your career in a supportive and successful environment, with potential to progress in the future. You will also receive a competitive salary, 24 days holiday (as well as bank holidays), pension, private medical insurance, and a range of other benefits.

Please contact Rachel Trew at Hays Legal for further information on this opportunity.

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 or contact your local Hays office.

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