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PARALEGAL - GRADUATE

PARALEGAL - GRADUATE


GOOLE, EAST YORKSHIRE


£15,000 - £16,000


My client is looking to recruit a Medical Negligence Paralegal to join the team.

The successful candidate would be given the opportunity to further develop their knowledge of law.

Ideally candidates should have a their LPC degree.


The primary role is to provide direct support to the medical negligence team to enable the team to operate at optimum efficiency.


RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • To attend upon clients by telephone or in person to take instructions

  • To liaise between clients and experts/clients and supervisor/Defendants and Counsel as requested

  • Dealing with client queries and reporting to the appropriate fee earner

  • Arranging conferences with Counsel and liaising with client, solicitor, barrister and experts

  • Manage periodic payments on account as agreed by the fee earner

  • Carry out periodic costs checks on files as requested by the fee earner

  • To prepare correspondence and documents for fee-earners through audio-typing and word processing as instructed

  • To administer filing (which will include daily filing) and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the Office Manual

  • To prepare mail and enclosures for collection by the Office Administrator(s)

  • To check own work to minimise errors and avoid corrections by fee-earners

  • Any ad hoc duties as requested by the Head of Department/Supervisor


IDEAL CANDIDATE:



  • Good client care skills

  • Good IT skills

  • Paralegal Experience is essential

  • Must have a Law degree

  • Medical Negligence experience is preferred (LPC, LLB)

  • Use to working in a fast-paced environment

  • Good client care and communication skills

  • Organisational skills



INTERESTED IN THE ROLE?


Please send over CV for immediate consideration as my client is interviewing immediately.




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