RTA / Personal Injury Paralegal (Fast Track) - Leeds

Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
21 Apr 2022
Closes
19 May 2022
Ref
4120339
Contact
Samuel Higgins
Job Title
Litigator
Practice Area
Litigation
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is one of the UK's biggest general insurer groups working with some of the country's leading insurance brands. Having seen an increase in the number of instructions being received, there is an opportunity for an experienced fast-track litigator to join a large collegiate team based in the centre of Leeds.

This role will involve the successful candidate handling a wide range of Fast Track Road Traffic Accident (RTA) claims, as well as Part 8 Litigated cases. The role will require careful attention to detail and will involve being involved at all stages of the claims process. As well as investigation and collating evidence, the successful candidate will be required to provide accurate and informative legal advice to clients and where relevant will be involved in negotiating settlements, drafting proceedings and complying with all the requirements of the civil litigation process up to final hearings. This opportunity will provide the successful candidate with a well-rounded experience encompassing all elements of the civil litigation process.

To succeed in this role, candidates will need to demonstrate the following:

  • A good and updated knowledge of Civil Procedure Rules for Personal Injury claims, MOJ Pre Action Protocols, Practice Directions, and relevant statutes / case law.
  • A good and updated knowledge of the Judicial College Guidelines for the assessment of general damages (personal injury matters).
  • Previous experience of using a case management system.
  • Excellent client communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • An ability to work collaboratively
  • A willingness to learn and adapt.
  • Attention to detail and an ability to work towards deadlines.


Salary will be bespoke depending on the successful candidate's level of experience. There is also a generous benefits package related to working with this organisation, including opportunities for flexible working, personal and family insurance savings and fully paid maternity/paternity leave as well as other optional benefits.

Please contact Samuel Higgins at Hays Legal for further information on the role.

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