Litigation Paralegal/ Litigator

Hays Legal
England, Bristol
17 Nov 2021
15 Dec 2021
Rachel Trew
Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

Your new firm
Our client are looking for a Litigation Paralegal or Litigator to join their personal injury team in Bristol on a permanent basis. Being one of the biggest claimant departments in the region, this is a great opportunity to grow your network and enhance your legal career. This is a great opportunity to join an ambitious team with growth projected in the coming years that will enable real prospects for long term career advancement .

Your new role
You will be responsible for assessing prospects and quantum and handling a caseload of pre-litigated and litigated Non-Motor personal injury claims on behalf of Claimants. The range of work covered in the department is varied and the team operates in a busy, thriving and friendly environment. The department encourages early responsibility, whilst ensuring that you benefit from appropriate supervision, mentoring and training. Your duties will include:

  • Handling a caseload of pre and post-litigated non-motor personal injury claims involving liability, causation and quantum disputes;
  • Drafting Court Pleadings;
  • Complying with all Court Directions;
  • Trial Preparation;
  • Advocacy;

What you'll need to succeed

You will have experience of handling your own case load of Claimant EL/PL personal injury cases in a team environment and the ability to assess prospects of success across a whole host of EL/PL personal injury claims. Excellent working knowledge of the legal principles that are applicable to non-motor related accidents would be preferred, as would some working knowledge of Employment Regulations; Highways Act; Occupiers Liability and Public Liability. Knowledge of the online claims portal is essential.

What you'll get in return
This incredible opportunity will allow you to work in a thriving and supportive environment, enhancing your career, and learning new skills. You will also be given a competitive salary and other bonuses. The department encourages early responsibility, whilst ensuring that you benefit from appropriate supervision, mentoring and training.

What you need to do now
If you are interested in applying for this position click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new role, please contact Rachel Trew in complete confidence at Hays. We would expect a lawyer with the given PQE to have gained the level of experience required, but this does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

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