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Personal Injury Paralegal

Employer
EJ Legal
Location
Manchester
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Jun 2024
Reference
CHN91668

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Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
Experience Level
Junior Level
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Personal Injury
PQE
Trainee, Newly Qualified

Job Details

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a top-ranked personal injury practice within an extremely well-regarded UK law firm. They are renowned for their expertise and commitment to client care, and are currently seeking a dedicated Paralegal or Legal PA with a Claimant Personal Injury (PI) background, ideally with some exposure to cycle accident claims.

The role:
The successful Paralegal will work alongside the team’s fee earners, helping manage a caseload of fast-track cycling accident claims. This is an excellent opportunity for a junior Paralegal or Legal PA who is eager to expand their legal knowledge and skills. You will engage in a broad range of tasks and contribute to the efficient running of caseloads.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Preparing CNFs (Claims Notification Forms) and letters of claim
  • Drafting schedules of special damages
  • Obtaining supporting evidence
  • Drafting client and witness statements
  • Preparing instructions to medical experts and counsel
  • Instructing engineers
  • Drafting court documents
  • Obtaining, reviewing, and collating medical records
  • In depth legal research
  • Drafting letters, emails, and advice to clients
  • Liaising with clients
  • Preparing court bundles
  • Managing billing and disbursement payments
About you:
  • Background in Claimant Personal Injury is essential
  • Exposure to cycle accident claims is highly desirable
  • Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Proficiency in legal research and drafting documents
In return:
In return, the successful PI Paralegal can look forward to:
  • Being part of a top-ranked personal injury practice
  • Working in a supportive and collaborative environment
  • An opportunity to learn and develop from an experienced team
  • Engaging in diverse and challenging legal work
  • After an initial settling in period, the firm have a flexible working model of 2 days from home, 3 in the office
If you are a proactive and motivated individual looking to advance your career in personal injury law, we would love to hear from you. Apply today to join this fast-growing firm in Manchester, and make a meaningful impact on the lives of their clients.


As part of EJ Legal’s candidate registration and care process all successful applications are responded to within 14 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We may keep your details on our system on a confidential basis for future opportunities. If you would prefer us not to do this, please let us know.

Company

Whether you are planning a career move, or you are looking to hire permanent or temporary legal talent or you are simply interested in finding out more about the legal marketplace, both in house and in private practice, you have come to the right place.

Why Use EJ Legal?
EJ Legal was set up in 1992 as a specialist legal recruitment agency – one of the first in the country. From the outset our aim was to provide a highly focussed service: we specialise in finding private practice solicitors jobs in London and the South East at partner and assistant level, and in moving solicitors into in house roles in the financial services sector and in commerce and industry. We are one of the leading legal recruitment agencies in London and we are recognised throughout the industry for the level of commitment we bring to the recruitment process, our exceptionally high ratio of successful, long term introductions and our innovative approach to addressing the needs of both our candidates and our clients.

Company info
Website
Telephone
0207 400 2000
Location
55-57 High Holborn
London
London
WC1V 6DX
United Kingdom

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