Cycling Paralegal

Location
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£26000 - £28600 per annum
Posted
12 Jun 2024
Closes
10 Jul 2024
Ref
JN -052024-6419597
Contact
Jennifer Lees
Job Title
Paralegal
PQE Level
NQ
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is seeking a competent and proactive Cycling Paralegal to join their Manchester team and handle a caseload of 50-75 litigated fast track cycling claims. The ideal candidate will have a passion for cycling and legal proficiency to manage related cases effectively.

Client Details

Our client is Tier 1 in the Legal 500 for Personal Injury work. As a Cycling Paralegal you will work alongside recognised lawyers who are passionate and dedicated in their work to secure compensation for cyclists who have suffered, often complex, injuries as a result of accidents

Description

As a Cycling Paralegal your duties will include:

  • Preparing for and submitting CNFs/letters of claim
  • Instructing engineers
  • Drafting schedules of special damages and obtaining evidence in support
  • Drafting of client and witness statements
  • Preparing instructions to medical experts and counsel
  • Drafting court documents
  • Obtaining, reviewing and collating medical records
  • Reviewing medical reports
  • Researching case law on liability and quantum
  • Preparing advice on liability
  • Preparing advice on quantum
  • Preparing advice on causation
  • Drafting letters/ emails/ advices to clients
  • Liaising with clients and updating on case progress
  • Preparing court bundles
  • Dealing with billing and disbursement payments

Profile

A successful Cycling Paralegal should have at least 12 months experience of dealing with litigated Claimant personal injury cases. Please note the level of experience identified in this advert is a guide only and does not preclude candidates with more or less experience from applying.

Job Offer

  • A competitive salary package within the range of £26,000 - £28,500 per annum.
  • Hybrid working model with the flexibility to work 2 days a week from home.
  • A minimum of 25 days' annual leave plus office closure between Christmas and New Year
  • A one hour early finish, one Friday a month
  • Two days a year to do charitable work
  • The opportunity to get involved in sports teams, hobby clubs, and social events
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme and trained Mental Health First Aiders
  • Annual promotions process open to all staff
  • Become part of a team that shares a common passion for cycling and law.

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