Casualty Case Handler required to join a well-known law firm in Leicester.
Your new company
Hays are currently working in partnership with a well-known Top 45 law firm in Leicester, seeking an experienced Casualty Case Handler to join their busy department. This is a full-time permanent opportunity for a skilled professional who would like to work on a varied caseload.
Your new role
Working within a busy Casualty department you will:
- Act on behalf of various local authorities and insurers, protecting their interests
- Manage a caseload of litigated files including Highways Law, Occupiers Liability Employers Liability and Housing disrepair
- Assist on social care abuse claims, human rights and equality act and high value flooding cases
- Draft and perform legal research, investigations
- Attend Court
What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this role you will be a UK qualified Lawyer/Solicitor with 0-3 years PQE or a Senior Paralegal with sufficient level of experience. You will have excellent communication skills, be able to manage your caseload effectively and have a proven track record of working in a similar role. Ideally you will have previous experience and interest in local authority litigation.
What you'll get in return
In return you will receive a competitive salary and opportunity to work for a well-known and reputable law firm. You will also have your own caseload of varied and interesting cases.
What you need to do now
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