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Personal Injury Paralegal

Posted 5 January by interlink recruitment Ended

Currently recruiting for a Personal Injury Paralegal to join a leading law firm in the Merseyside area. Fantastic Career Progression.

Duties:

  • Assist fee-earner in the running of files as required, including
    • Interviewing and updating clients
    • Drafting statements
    • Preparing instructions to experts and counsel
    • Arranging appointments
    • Drafting legal documents
    • Concluding matters at completion of legal work
    • Dealing with straightforward legal work under supervision
  • Take initial instructions from clients and advise
  • Communicate with clients, opponents, experts and counsel
  • Process new claims via the MOJ Portal and be fully conversant with the procedures under the Portal scheme
  • Arrange and explain conditional fee agreements and other methods of funding, payment of disbursements and cost update letters
  • Attend court hearings as required both with and without counsel
  • Undertake administrative tasks for the department as required, including
    • Message taking
    • Filing
    • Preparing briefs and trial bundles
    • Typing
  • Maintain accurate file notes and other useable records
  • Carry out all tasks accurately and efficiently within internal and external guidelines and to deadlines
  • Comply with all internal policies and procedures in accordance with the practice’s office
  • Fully and actively contribute to the effective operation and development of the Personal Injury department
  • Undertake any relevant training and/or professional development as recommended by Personal Injury supervisor
  • Any other tasks as reasonably requested by Personal Injury supervisor

Reference: 34154850

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