Professional Negligence Paralegal: West Yorkshire

Location
West Yorkshire
Salary
£18000 - £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted
02 Oct 2016
Closes
01 Nov 2016
Ref
EC63172
Contact
Kelly Reid
Job Type
Paralegal
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Our client is a dynamic Yorkshire law firm with multiple offices with a history spanning over 70 years, with an excellent reputation.

They are currently looking for a paralegal to join our expanding professional negligence team in a West Yorkshire office.

The post involves work on Professional Negligence Claims against solicitors in personal injury and industrial disease claims.

The main duties fall into the following areas: Taking initial instructions from clients either face to face or via the telephone. Completing all administrative processes involved in opening matters and handling initial correspondence. Meeting local clients to outline and explain the conditional fee agreement prior to signature. The successful candidate will have the guidance of a supportive and encouraging team.

This is an excellent role for a candidate with experience working in a legal environment. The ideal candidate will have administrative experience, IT skills and excellent communication and client care skills.

Previous case management experience is preferable but not essential.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. We aim to respond to all applications within two working days. If we have not contacted you within this time frame your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other positions that you may see in the future. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.