Leigh Day (London) - 2 x Clinical Negligence Paralegal

https://www.leighday.co.uk/

Paralegal – Clinical Negligence, London
Ref: PARA/CN/EB&SC/Jul18
 
Leigh Day is urgently seeking to recruit 2x Paralegals to join its highly acclaimed Clinical Negligence
department. This role would offer a great opportunity to build a legal career and work on recent
high profile cases.
 
To learn more visit Clinical Negligence.
 
Key Tasks and Responsibilities:
 
  • Efficiently drafting documents and letters.
  • Dealing with clients’ queries to achieve the most successful outcome according to the particular circumstances.
  • Preparing statements and researching legal, medical and practical issues.
  • Collating and analysing medical records and other client related documentation.
  • Assisting with costs claims, billing and negotiations and assisting with other administrative tasks such as preparing bundles, photocopying, filing, whilst paying attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Assisting with new client enquiries as and when required.
To be successful you must have:
 
  • Genuine interest to work with a leading claimant law firm and passionate about providing access to justice.
  • Excellent academic background. Legal qualifications (Degree, GDL, LPC etc.) and previous experience in clinical negligence litigation are desirable but not essential.
  • Demonstrable experience of interviewing clients in order to take witness statements, with the ability to deal with sensitive conversations with a strong commitment to client care.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ability to manage own workload in an organised and methodical manner.
  • Demonstrable experience in using a variety of IT packages (MS Word, Excel, Case Management Systems, Outlook).
Permanent, full-time position based in London.
 
Salary: £25,500
 
Please visit our website https://www.leighday.co.uk/Careers/Paralegals/ to download the job
description and application form.
 
Application Process:
 
Please return the following documents to jobs@leighday.co.uk by Sunday 29 July 2018, 5 pm.
  • A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, your salary expectations and applicable notice period.
  • A copy of your up-to-date CV.
  • The completed application form (downloadable from our website).
Unfortunately we may not be able to consider applications where this information is not provided.
 
Leigh Day is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from all sections
of the community. A copy of the Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request.
 
We are not accepting CVs from agencies for this post.