Personal Injury ( Trauma ) Paralegal

£16000 - £20000 per annum
11 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Rachael Atherton
Sector/Practice Area
Personal Injury
Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
1-3 years
Personal Injury Trauma Paralegal, Pontefract. Are you an experienced Personal Injury Paralegal looking to secure a position with a higher quality caseload? Do you have experience within RTA, Accidents at work and slips and trips?

If so, this Personal Injury Paralegal within the Trauma department of this reputable and regional firm could be the right role for you. 

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. This will include (but will not be limited to) the main responsibilities given below.

Main Responsibilities
Work on RTA, EL & PL Portal cases.
Attendance on clients and others in order to take statements, obtain information, make appointments and complete relevant forms.
Liaise between clients and experts and between clients and supervisor 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 firm who offer genuine progression opportunities.

Please get in touch ASAP to hear more about this opportunity.

RACHAEL ATHERTON / 0113 254 9296

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