about 1 month ago
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Category: Paralegal Jobs
A top 20 law firm is seeking to recruit a Paralegal to join their Catastrophic Personal Injury team in Leeds.
We will consider applications from candidates with strong academics at degree level or above who possess relevant experience of fee earning, particularly handling personal injury matters. The Catastrophic Injury team is one of the largest in the UK and is recognised nationally. We act for household name insurer clients and all claims are over £100k, with the majority being over £1m.
We are seeking a candidate who can demonstrate a real interest in catastrophic PI work, who is a team player with strong communication skills and attention to detail. We are also seeking a candidate who is familiar with working in a commercial environment.
Main function of job: To progress cases, under supervision, to an effective and satisfactory conclusion for clients whilst providing some administrative support to the partners and maintaining management information under the terms of the client service level agreement.
a. Responsible to: Insurance partner
b. Liaison with: Insurance clients, and the wider Catastrophic PI team.
To action all cases in line with department/client service standards and protocols.
To deal with technical aspects of the case, under the supervision of the fee earners/partners.
To ensure that all financial targets are met.
Use of the Case Management system and use of standard documentation wherever appropriate.
To ensure client care in all cases.
Progress cases to a satisfactory/speedy settlement in accordance with client requirements.
Record all time accurately.
Partake in any other duties that are deemed necessary to support the DWF business as and when required.
To follow all the firm's policies and procedures.
To ensure confidentiality is maintained at all times.
The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation.