Personal Injury Trauma Paralegal

Recruiter
G2 Legal
Location
Pontefract
Salary
£17000 - £20000 per annum, Benefits: Company Pension Scheme
Posted
25 Jul 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
443259-3-RA-30
Contact
Rachael Atherton
Sector/Practice Area
Employment, Personal Injury
Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
Contract/hours
Permanent
I am currently recruiting a personal injury paralegal to specialise in trauma cases on behalf of a highly reputable Yorkshire firm at their Pontefract office.
 
Knowledge of personal injury trauma cases is required.

The primary role of the personal injury trauma paralegal is to provide direct support to their principals to enable the principals to operate at optimum efficiency. 
 
The successful personal injury trauma paralegal will work on the full spectrum of personal injury cases to include RTA, EL and PL. 
 
Duties will include:
  • Attendance with clients and others in order to take statements, obtain information, make appointments and complete relevant forms.
  • Liaise between clients and experts, clients and supervisors and with the defendant and other parties as requested.
  • Dealing with client queries and reporting to the appropriate fee earner.
  • Preparing standard legal forms.
  • Preparing and filing court documents.
  • Fixing dates for court hearings and liaising with counsel and court to find mutually convenient dates.
  • Arranging conferences with counsel and liaising with client, solicitor, barrister and experts.
  • Preparation of bills and/or liaise with costs draftsman.
  • Reviewing and archiving files.
  • Liaise with BTE and ATE providers as necessary.
  • Carry out benefit queries and deal with call queries.
  • To undertake other duties such as researching law, searching old files, obtaining documents, transporting clients, running errands and supporting fee earners as and when required.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a Pontefract based firm that offers genuine progression opportunities.
 
Please apply via the link. 
 
Contact Rachael Atherton for further information. 0113 254 9296.