Leigh Day (Manchester) - Personal Injury Paralegal

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

Paralegal (with experience) – Personal Injury, Manchester
Ref: PARA/PI/MAN/AB/July18
 
Leigh Day is seeking an experienced Paralegal to join the Personal Injury Department in our
Manchester office. This role offers a great opportunity to build a legal career and work on recent high
profile cases. To learn more visit Personal Injury .
 
Key duties and Responsibilities;
 
• To manage a caseload of predominantly fast-track personal injury claims on behalf of injured
cyclists;
• To obtain accurate information and instructions from clients, analyse the legal and practical
aspects of their claims and obtain the necessary documents/evidence to provide advice on
liability/quantum/costs & funding.
• To analyse and advise on strategy, tactics, and how best to achieve the most successful
outcome for each client according to the particular circumstances of their case.
• To progress claims to settlement, conducting litigation through to trial or earlier settlement.
• To ensure court directions are complied with.
• To comply with the Civil Procedure Rules.
 
To be successful you must have;
 
  • Experience in running a caseload of litigated and unlitigated fast-track Personal Injury cases.
  • Genuine interest to work with a leading claimant law firm and passionate about providing access to justice.
  • Strong academic background. The ability to deal with clients in a sympathetic and compassionate manner.
  • 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).
  • The ability to work well as part of a team
This is a permanent, full-time position based in Manchester.
 
Salary: £21,000p/a
 
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 th July 2018.
  • 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.