CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE PARALEGAL

Location
London
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
21 Sep 2016
Closes
19 Oct 2016
Ref
RC23607
Contact
Ryan Cotton
Job Title
Paralegal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
THE FIRM
This well-established, Legal 500 firm based in central London has a very strong clinical negligence department.  Looking to expand the existing team, not just in terms of numbers but also in depth and breadth of experience, they are now seeking a clinical negligence paralegal to assist with caseload of claimant matters. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the city’s top firms and truly develop your career.

THE ROLE
The successful candidate will be assisting the personal injury department with clinical negligence matters. You will assist with the organisation and maintenance of clinical negligence files, liaise with clients, and provide cover and support to the other paralegals within the clinical negligence team as and when needed.  The role also calls for a proactive and enthusiastic approach towards keeping abreast of developments in clinical negligence matters, and undertake general administrative duties to assist with the smooth running of the department. The successful candidate needs to be able to work well under pressure and maintain a calm and supportive presence with clients and work colleagues alike. When applying for this vacancy, please quote reference RC23607

THE CANDIDATE
You will:-
Be a Clinical Negligence Paralegal with a 2:1 degree or equivalent in Law or appropriate conversion;
Have successfully completed the LPC or studying the LPC or ILEX part time;
Have good drafting skills and able to conduct effective legal research;
Be competent in all MS applications, to include Word, Excel and Outlook Knowledge Document Management System;
Possess the ability to communicate clearly and confidently at levels;
Be client focused, have a methodical approach, and possess a good eye for attention to detail.