Senior Paralegal (Travel, Tourism & Insurance) - Litigation

Recruiter
Location
Exeter, Devon, England
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
20 Mar 2018
Closes
17 Apr 2018
Ref
SBJ279229
Contact
Sarah Boxall
Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
Contract/hours
Full time

Our client is a global law firm and due to expansion, they are looking to recruit an experienced Paralegal to join their Travel, Tourism and Insurance team in Exeter. The role will provide exposure to an incredibly varied range of work including advice on both Claimant and Defendant matters, England and Wales jurisdictional claims, foreign jurisdictional claims, and advice on contractual matters concerning travel insurance policies.

The role:
*Caseload will consist of a variety of matters, to include travel related injury claims both in the England and Wales jurisdiction and pure foreign law claims (to include but not limited to road accidents, accidents at sea or in the air, tripping and slipping claims and winter sports injuries), subrogation claims for insurers and advice on contractual issues concerning travel insurance policies.
*Handling own caseload (subject to supervision);
*Assisting partners and senior solicitors with more substantial disputes;
*Build and maintain effective client relationships;
*Ensure files are managed in compliance with Lexcel procedures;
*Meet targets as agreed. Manage files, time and billing efficiently and in a cost-effective manner;
*Participation in marketing initiatives, including writing articles and creating marketing materials.

Requirements:
*Proven ability to take on responsibility and manage files, independently where appropriate;
*Strong client focus and a commitment to service delivery, drive and enthusiasm, flexibility and a can do attitude.
*Excellent academic record
*Paralegal with experience in personal injury and or travel litigation in private practice/In-House
*Experience of running some disputes from start to finish
*Managing client relationships

For more information, please contact Sarah Boxall at Chadwick Nott.

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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