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Costs Fee Earner - Personal Injury Retrain Opportunity

Costs Fee Earner - Personal Injury Retrain Opportunity

Posted 17 May by qed legal
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Costs Fee Earner - Personal Injury Retrain Opportunity

A market leading full-service law firm is keen to appoint an additional Costs Paralegal to its specialist Birmingham city centre based Costs Team to have conduct of a very varied costs caseload which will comprise high calibre matters on behalf of a very solid and secure client base.

This award-winning firm is very highly thought of and is renowned as a market leader within the insurance sector. It has offices throughout the UK as well as a host of other jurisdictions and provides specialist advice covering the full remit of legal sectors with the majority of its practice area revolving around acting on behalf of household name insurer clients, self-insureds and a plethora of corporate entities.

Due to the teams outstanding success it is currently undergoing an exceptional period of growth and so is keen to recruit a further Costs Paralegal to deal with a broad caseload of both claimant and defendant matters emanating from a variety of sources to include RTA, EL/PL, fraud and subrogated claims matters. You will ideally have a minimum of 12 months' experience of dealing with costs although the firm is open to speaking with those who have solid litigation experience within the personal injury sphere and who are keen to move into the costs sector.

You will be exposed to drafting Schedules of Costs, Points of Dispute, Replies to Points of Dispute and Costs Budgets. In addition, you will need to make commercial sound tactical decisions and you will also be be heavily involved in the negotiation process.

There is a fantastic team environment in place where everyone helps each other out, and there is a buddy system in operation which is designed to aid new team members to be brought up to speed quickly via a proven support network. This firm actively promotes a career development pathway and is proud to boast a collaborative and supportive environment and you will enjoy an abundance of opportunities for rapid career progression which could either be moving into a different sector, becoming a senior member of the team with supervisory responsibilities, or moving on to specialise in much more technically complex and higher value cases.

The firm is offering a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes 24 days' holiday with the option to buy or sell days, private medical insurance, life assurance, and a host of corporate discounts. In addition, you will participate in a lucrative bonus scheme which is on average paying out four figure sums to team members each year and there is also a popular agile working scheme in operation.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an innovative practice which has a very strong market share and which can provide stability and security due to being regularly instructed by a host of household name insurer clients so for more information on this Costs Paralegal / Fee Earner role please contact Matt Robinson at QED Legal.

Reference: 38001463

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