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RTA Paralegal / Litigation Executive

Bydand Recruitment Services Limited
Manchester, Greater Manchester, North West
Full time
£25,000 - £30,000
4 days ago

Fast track RTA team - to £29,000 - DOE

RTA Paralegal / Litigation Executive - Fast track motor - Manchester

RTA Paralegal / Litigation Executive - fast track claims - The fast track RTA team of this leading global firm is looking for a talented Paralegal or Litigation Executive to strengthen one of it's key motor teams. Working for a range of top insurer clients, you will develop your fee earning capabilities as well as honing your client relationship skills. The role also offers an excellent pathway to nurture your career with progress to Team Leading opportunities and beyond.

Summary

  • Job title: Paralegal / Litigation Executive
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: to £29,000 (DOE)
  • Reports to: Legal Director
  • Working pattern: Hybrid - 2 to 3 days working from home per week
  • Previous Experience: The hiring managers are ideally looking for some previous fast track litigation experience, though candidates with small claims litigation experience will also be considered. Claimant or defendant experience is welcome. Sound academics including the LPC would be preferred.

Quality caseload of litigated defendant RTA files for top insurers

The role with further develop your skills as a defendant RTA fee earner. In particular, the position will involve:

  • Managing a caseload of around 65 litigated files in accordance with client SLAs .
  • Dealing with each case including all procedural elements of the file (including drafting all pleadings and witness statements etc) from issue through to trial.
  • valuing the personal injury element of a given matter using JC Guidelines as well as case law.
  • Assessing any claims for special damages.
  • Negotiating settlement
  • conducting advocacy via telephone
  • Attending conferences with counsel

Who they are looking for

The team only handle quality litigated work from the UK's leading insurance companies. The team provides a high-quality service and colleagues at all levels are encouraged to hone and develop their careers with many opportunities to do so whether through handling more complex work or progressing to Team Leading or other operational positions and beyond. In particular, the hiring managers are looking for:

  • Prior litigated experience (claimant or defendant). Ideally fast track though small claims will be considered.
  • Sound academic record - ideally a 2.1 at degree level and a 'pass' or above on the LPC
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • A real focus on client care

Why you should apply

This is a brilliant training ground in which to 'cut your teeth' in quality litigated work with a view to progressing your career. This team is seen as a springboard into other teams which handle complex injury work as well as other disciplines within the firm. As well as an attractive salary, candidates are offered a suite of benefits. The new Manchester office is state-of-the-art offering a fantastic culture in which to work with all the benefits of hybrid working.

If you want to find out more, don't hesitate to apply.

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