Motor Litigation Paralegal

Wales, Newport
£15000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
18 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Harriet Chapman
Job Title
Practice Area
PQE Level
2-4, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

Your new company
This first rate firm is seeking a Paralegal to join their Motor team based in Newport. This is a unique opportunity and a role which will make an important contribution to the overall work of the Litigation team. This is an award-winning firm with a progressive culture who will invest, train and value you at all levels.

They are passionate about the law and providing their clients with the very best legal advice and guidance. Their client care is second to none, which has helped the firm to grow to become a highly successful and respected law firm.

Your new role
This is an exciting opportunity to develop your skills within an established and innovative team. You will handle a varied caseload of pre-litigated and litigated work covering high volume litigated credit hire cases.You will pro-actively handle claims to ensure delivery of a focused claims service; your duties will also involve liaising with Clients face-to-face and over the telephone and supporting marketing and business development activity within the team.

What you'll need to succeed
You will ideally possess proven experience working within a similar role in a law firm however training will be given. You will ideally possess motor litigation experience and the desire and ability to progress and develop your knowledge. A highly flexible approach and the capability to work well and flourish within a team environment would also be advantageous. You will be working in a busy environment and will need to handle a heavy workload - therefore it is essential that you have excellent organisational skills and are capable of using your own initiative. In addition, you will be dealing with client telephone calls so a good telephone manner and the confidence to deal with a wide range of people will be important.

What you'll get in return
The department has an enviable reputation for positioning itself at the forefront of credit hire research and these are important roles for technically accomplished litigation paralegals who will also be given the opportunity to contribute towards business development. You'll enjoy an exciting and creative environment and work amongst a team of hardworking, ambitious individuals.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a firm who are committed to their training and development and give their staff the opportunity to develop to their full potential. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

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 Harriet Chapman 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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