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Thompsons Solicitors LLP
Salary: £24,174 to £27,694
Company benefits: Pension scheme, Daycare/Childcare vouchers, Cycle to work scheme
Location: Manchester
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: PQE 1, PQE 2
Contact: Mike Ruff
Sector: Personal Injury
Category: Fee Earner Jobs, Lawyer Jobs, Legal Assistant Jobs, Legal Executive Jobs, Paralegal Jobs

Vacancy: Paralegal

Office: Manchester

Salary: £24,174 to £27,694

Closing date for applicants: 27 February 2018

Contract: Permanent

 

 

For your application to be considered it is a mandatory requirement that we receive all completed documents within the application pack, as well as an up to date CV.

 

Are you an expert Paralegal?

 

Hungry to work on high profile cases?

 

Then look no further as Thompsons Solicitors has just the opportunity for you.

 

 

We are the most experienced trade union, employment rights and claimant personal injury law firm in the UK. Established since 1921 we have been able to build a diverse team of professionals who take immense pride in providing high quality legal services to the victims of injury and are passionate about protecting the rights of working people. Want to join us?

 

We are currently looking for a talented Paralegal to join us in our Manchester office to run a caseload of Travel Litigation cases.  You will be a team player with the ability to develop and maintain excellent client relationships and will be keen to engage in marketing and business development opportunities.

 

The role:

 

You will manage a caseload of predominantly Travel Litigation cases with some PI fast track cases. We are looking for an ambitious and highly motivated Paralegal working as part of our successful Foreign Jurisdiction team in our Manchester office. The job holder should have Travel Litigation background/experience or a good theoretical understanding of legal issues with an ability to conduct cases from beginning to end, which is essential to the role. Other duties include assisting other members of the team as required, including specific tasks such as calculating special damages, advocacy before District Judges, attending on clients, witnesses, undertaking legal research, attending court.

 

This is an excellent opportunity for an aspiring Paralegal looking to gain entry into a leading Personal Injury Firm.

 

In return, you will have the opportunity to advance your career by working on a diverse portfolio of cases, which will include highly-prestigious and interesting Travel Litigation cases. You will also receive invaluable training from leading lawyers in the Personal Injury field, offering unrivalled professional growth and development.  You will find a collaborative and friendly working environment and an excellent work/life balance.

 

Key Requirements:

 

  • You will have experience conducting and managing own caseload

  • You will have experience running Travel Litigation cases

  • Someone who is self-sufficient and thrives in a busy working environment

  • Excellent communication and client care skills, demonstrating an ability to empathise with vulnerable clients is essential

  • Empathy with the Labour Trade movement is desirable

 

 

 

What We Offer

 

  • Competitive salary

  • Extensive benefits package which includes contributory pension scheme, permanent health insurance, life assurance

  • 27 days annual leave (in addition to bank holidays)

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

  • Annual travel and parking loans

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Financial assistance for professional development

 

 

Further Information

 

For a full job description and application form please visit our website.

 

Thompsons believes in equality and is an Equal Opportunities employer promoting diversity within the workplace.

 

No agencies please.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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