Paralegal

Employer
Clyde & Co
Location
Greater Manchester
Salary
Competitive salary with a range of benefits and a hybrid and flexible working pattern
Closing date
2 Sep 2022

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Job Details

We are looking for paralegals to join our growing travel & tour operator team in our Manchester office.

The role of paralegal will be focused around assisting the partners and solicitors in the team with handling fast track and multi-track claims brought under the Package Travel Regulations 1992. It will involve duties such as obtaining witness statements, drafting pleadings, attending court, instructing experts and resolving issues, as well as provide an exceptional level of service to our clients.

Our travel team is a leader in the field in defending claims against travel and tour operator providers and their insurers and this is an excellent opportunity for a paralegal to gain exposure in this area and build on their knowledge on assisting on large loss, complex cases under cross border jurisdictions.

We are keen to speak to paralegals with experience in Travel and Tour Operator claims .A similar background in a defendant law firm would be ideal, with a high standard of verbal and numerical reasoning. The ability to analyse, evaluate and communication information logically is key - together with proficient IT skills. Previous experience within travel claims would be ideal however we are keen to also consider candidates that have a good background in assisting on cases and who are keen to build up to handling their own caseload.

We offer agile and hybrid ways of working in our award-winning offices in Manchester. Our company benefits include 25 days holiday allowance plus the option to purchase more, an additional day off for your birthday, pension scheme, health cash plan, life assurance and income protection. We also offer a number of discounts to use for gym membership, car leasing, mobile phones contracts and insurance products and a cycle to work scheme

Clyde & Co is committed to promoting equality and diversity in all aspects of employment

Company

Clyde & Co has grown to become a leading global law firm in our core sectors. With over 2,600 legal professionals operating from over 50 offices and associated offices across six continents, we offer a comprehensive range of legal services and advice to businesses operating at the heart of global trade and commerce.

From developed to emerging markets, we aim to support our clients by putting the power of our globally integrated firm at their disposal with a range of seamless and efficient services and the very best, commercially minded, legal advice.

This, together with our sector expertise and regional understanding, allows us to help clients identify and manage risk and liability, navigate challenges, harness commercial potential and achieve sustained growth in today's complex and volatile business environment.

We are committed to being a responsible business which means taking responsibility for the impact we have on the environment and seeking to reduce it as much and as quickly as possible. It means taking responsibility for giving back and being a positive contributor to the communities in which we operate. And it means taking responsibility for fostering a truly diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace so that all our people can flourish and fulfil their highest potential, for the benefit of them, the firm and our clients.

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Telephone
0161 838 6366
Location
2 New Bailey Square
Stanley Street
Salford
Greater Manchester
M3 5GS
United Kingdom
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