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Paralegal - Personal Injury/Civil Litigation

Contact Ryan Cotton
Reference C-RC03486041
Salary Range £15,000 - £16,000 per annum
Job Type Permanent
Location London Greater London England South East
Job Duration n/a
Date Posted 07 Nov 2018
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Motivated Personal Injury and/or Civil Litigation Paralegal sought for a Legal 500 London practice.

A fantastic opportunity for a legal assistant or paralegal has arisen in a well-established practice on a full-time basis. The successful candidate will provide support to fee earners and work well under minimal supervision. Great attention to detail and excellent communication skills are therefore essential in application to the role.

Responsibilities
• Assist and support fee earners with a varied caseload
• Use of the firm’s case management system to progress files
• Open new client matters
• Liaise with clients and professionals
• Prepare documents and forms for court
• Draft legal documents
• Taking client instructions
• Conduct legal research
• Assist with preparation and presentation of matters

The Candidate
• A paralegal or legal assistant with experience in a personal injury department
• Previous experience in a civil litigation department would be desirable
• Preferably, you’ll have a qualifying law degree and seek to progress within this area of law
• Working knowledge of the law and procedure is essential
• Possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
• Dedicated to providing top class client care by top-tier standards
• IT literate, especially in the use of Microsoft Office applications, would be desirable
• Keen to assist in marketing activities to further develop the department

The Firm
Our client is a successful, multi-office practice providing a wide range of services to individual and commercial clients on a national basis. Staffed by a team of dedicated professionals, it is regarded as one of the largest firms in their region. Located within easy access to excellent transport links across the City and beyond, the firm is able to deliver efficient and high-quality work in large volumes. Committed to building long-lasting relationships with their clients, they have developed a loyal and growing client base and continue to go from strength to strength. Our client is now recruiting for a Personal Injury/Civil Litigation Paralegal for its office in East London.

Benefits
• Opportunity for a training contract
• Contributory pension scheme
• Genuine opportunity for career development and progression
• Structured work environment

Paralegal – Personal Injury/Civil Litigation

For further details of this Personal Injury/Civil Litigation Paralegal vacancy, please contact Ryan quoting reference RC03486041.

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