Defendant Personal Injury Paralegal

Location
Bradford
Salary
£15000 - £24000 per annum
Posted
28 Sep 2016
Closes
26 Oct 2016
Ref
116118RA
Contact
Rachael Atherton
Job Title
Paralegal
Practice Area
Personal Injury
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Defendant Personal Injury Paralegal
Bradford

I am currently recruiting a Personal Injury Paralegal on behalf of a Top 100 Law Firm at their Bradford office.

As a Personal Injury Paralegal you will be responsible for conducting the defence of general insurance claims, including mainly claims for Personal Injury.

Your duties will include but not be limited toL

 

  • Deal with opponents, experts, statutory bodies and client by e-mail, telephone and in writing.
  • Negotiate on issues of liability and quantum.
  • Assist senior colleagues, if requested, with higher value claims.
  • Pursue recovery of client’s losses, where appropriate, from third parties
  • Maintain accurate financial / reserve / risk management information on all claims
  • Comply with internal, client and procedural protocols
  • Ensure that personal objectives are reviewed and met.
  • Develop a good relationship with existing and potential clients ensuring that a high standard of client care in exercised at all times.
  • Ensure that relevant training is carried out and keep up to date with relevant legislation and practice.
  • Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with SRA/Law Society Regulations.
  • Take an active part, with the Department Head and Fee Earners from other departments in marketing initiatives benefiting both their own department and other departments of the Firm.
  • Carry out duties and responsibilities with due regard to the firm’s Equality & Diversity Policy.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Personal Injury Paralegal to join a highly reputable and forward thinking law firm with excellent benefits including:

 

 

  • 25 days holiday increasing after 2 years
  • Group personal pension
  • Life assurance
  • Private healthcare
  • Interest free travel loans
  • Discounted car parking
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Discounts for legal work

To discuss this opportunity in more detail please call me ASAP.