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Paralegal in Litigation & Dispute Management - Insurance

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Recruiter
Eversheds
Posted
01 August 2014
Closes
04 August 2014
Ref
1428379
Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Contract
Hours
Practice Areas
Experience Level
Salary
Competitive

Further information

About Eversheds

Eversheds is not your average law firm and we're not looking for average people. We do things differently - in the way we treat our people and the service we provide. That's how we've become one of the largest law firms in the world and a great place to work and develop your career. 

Recognised by The Lawyer magazine as part of the “Litigation Elite”, Eversheds’ team of experts acts for major companies throughout the world. Our people regularly deal with large-scale matters involving multiple jurisdictions for multi-nationals through our award winning and groundbreaking approach to project management. We are lawyers who think strategically as well as legally, and provide our dispute managers with the resources they need to use their skills to the fullest. Eversheds has over 130 dedicated lawyers worldwide providing dispute management, ADR and contentious regulatory advice. Our people act for major corporate, including domestic and international banks, insurers, hedge funds, private banks, fund managers, brokers and proprietary traders. We rigorously project manage disputes through our award winning RAPID resolution approach, helping us to provide a seamless cross border service and cost certainty.

Key responsibilities:

The successful candidate will run their own workload under supervision of a partner, handling claims from commencement through to trial or negotiated settlement. This will also involve regular liaison directly with clients.

Skills and experience:

The successful candidate will be of degree calibre. Experience of defending disease claims at another law firm is essential. Experience of other litigation work would also be very useful.

Key competencies:

The successful candidate will be able to work flexibly, manage their workload effectively, prioritising and working to specific deadlines. They will have a commercial approach and a good attention to detail. 

In addition to the above, Eversheds also require awareness and full participation in the Firm’s commitment to equality and diversity, the environment and health and safety. 

Eversheds endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However, when we do need to engage with agencies, Eversheds operates within a preferred supplier list. 
 

Salary range:

Competitive

Eversheds

Eversheds is one of the world’s largest corporate law firms. Committed locally, but connected globally, with over 40 offices based in the world’s major economic centres.