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Trainee Paralegal (962)

Ref: 962

Summary:

Our client has an exceptional opportunity for a Trainee Paralegal to join a forward-thinking, highly respected law firm based in Taunton. This role would be ideal for someone who is looking to progress their career within Personal Injury. Ideally, you will be a Law graduate or equivalent with some legal experience gained as either a Legal Assistant or a junior Paralegal.

Although the firm is based in Taunton, this role will be undertaken on a remote basis, so you may be situated anywhere in the UK.

What will you be doing as a Trainee Paralegal?

  • After a period of training, you will be running your own caseload of personal injury files, primarily fast track cases.
  • Pursuing claims through the MOJ portal and dealing personal injury protocol, settlement or issue of proceedings
  • Liaising with clients, insurers, expert witnesses and solicitors
  • Utilising a case management system
  • Taking responsibility for time recording and financial targets.

Skills/Qualifications of a Trainee Paralegal:

  • You will ideally be a Law graduate or equivalent with some legal experience gained either as a Legal Assistant or a junior Paralegal. Our client is open to experience in any area of law, but it is essential that you are keen to progress your career within Personal Injury
  • You will have good office experience, with exceptional administration skills
  • You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, both verbal and written
  • You will have a strong sense of initiative and an ability to work to strict deadlines.

 

The Benefits:

  • Access to a Company Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • 15 days paid sick leave
  • Death in Service benefit
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to a Discretionary Bonus Scheme

 

Ref: 8676

Recruitment Consultant: Sophia Damshenas

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