Salary: £24,077 - £27,761
Closing date for applicants: 7 November 2018
Contract: 6 months Fixed Term Contract to cover Maternity – starting March 2019
Want to join a well-established, highly respected and friendly law firm?
If you have a strong interest in the law and can provide excellent legal support to experts in the Clinical Negligence / Serious Injury field, Thompsons Solicitors has just the opportunity for you.
We are looking for a confident and conscientious Paralegal with exceptional communication skills to join our team of professionals in our fast-paced Cardiff office. You will be an integral part of the Clinical Negligence/Serious Injury team, assisting on a wide range of tasks and activities to help support the progression of cases. Each day is different and brings new opportunities and challenges to learn.
If you take pride in delivering a high quality service and can demonstrate excellence in legal research, drafting and client care, then we would be the perfect match!
We know that together we achieve more which is why we provide an inclusive environment where regardless of role or responsibility, you will have the chance to make an impact and the opportunity to shine.
You will be assisting and managing a small caseload of Clinical Negligence and Serious Injury cases. Day to day duties will involve liability investigations, sorting, paginating and reviewing medical records, instructing experts and Counsel, attending on clients, witnesses, experts and Counsel, undertaking legal research, preparing and reviewing disclosure and attending court.
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 Clinical Negligence and Serious Injury 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.
Who we are
We are leading legal advisers in the Personal Injury and Employment Rights field. We pride ourselves on our stand-out reputation for being a claimant only firm who support Trade Unions and the Labour movement, which means we never work for employers or insurance companies.
How you will be rewarded
We offer a competitive salary and an extensive benefits package, including a very generous holiday allowance (23 days each year, plus Bank Holidays). For more detailed information on our excellent benefits, take a look at our website.
On top of these benefits, we also provide non-stop learning and structured supervision so our people are empowered to be the best they can be. You will discover an environment unlike any other law firm - we aim to create a diverse and progressive culture where highly engaged and competent people are our differentiator. We also recognise that our people have lives outside of work, which is why we ensure you are able to maintain a healthy work-life balance.
We believe that attracting talent that reflects the diversity of the communities within which we live and work is a key part of our business, which is why we are an equal opportunities employer.