Catastrophic Injury Paralegal

England, Greater Manchester, City Of Manchester
£25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
13 Sep 2023
11 Oct 2023
Tony Seymour
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Paralegal / Legal Executive / Litigation Executive - Personal injury paralegal - Catastrophic Injury - Large Loss

Catastrophic Injury Paralegal / Litigation Executive / Legal Executive - Manchester

Catastrophic Injury / Large Loss - Paralegal or Litigation Executive - We are interested in speaking with talented paralegals with personal injury experience to join this growing team. You will play a crucial part in supporting experienced fee earners in handling complex injury cases on behalf of major insurers and corporates.


  • Job Title: Paralegal / Legal Executive / Litigation Executive
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £25,000 - £35,000
  • Work pattern: Hybrid working
  • Reports to: Partner
  • Expertise: Good understanding of the litigation process. The team specialises in RTA work so RTA experience would be ideal, though EL/PL experience will be considered.

Our client

This is a highly regarded Legal 500-ranked law firm which undertakes a range of complex work from severe head and spinal injury work to amputations and fatalities. The role is best suited to a paralegal or litigation executive with some degree of injury experience, though the hiring managers do wish to see a range of candidates.

Nature of the opportunity

Paralegals and Litigation Executives assist at various levels within the team. Some work with fee earners on cases with reserves up to £1m, whilst other matters can be up to as much as £25m. This is a varied role. Responsibilities will include:

  • assisting a Partner and Legal Director in managing a caseload of catastrophic injury cases from inception to resolution.
  • instructing counsel and experts
  • drafting witness statements
  • preparing disclosure lists of own evidence and review third party disclosure.
  • attending client meetings and Joint Settlement Meetings ("JSMs") and be a fully valued member of the team
  • developing your knowledge of case strategy
  • Conducting legal research where required

Complex injury arising out of RTA and EL/PL matters

This role represents an excellent opportunity to develop expertise whilst working alongside some of the best large loss lawyers in the country. Fee earners within this team focus on complex RTA and EL/PL work and have developed an outstanding reputation for large loss matters involving severe and long-term injuries.

Career progression and development

You will be guided and developed on elements such as complex liability issues, quantum as well as gaining experience of case strategy. The career progression is clear and transparent and offers a great way to develop. The role offers fantastic support, yet affords you the freedom to hone your expertise and take on more responsibility.

If this role sounds like something which may be of interest, please don't hesitate to apply for more details.

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