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Defendant Assistant Fee Earner - Disease, Coventry

Our client, a leading Legal 500 firm is recruiting for a file handler to assist within its Ministry of Defence team, dealing with high value NIHL claims and to be part of the team advising on strategic projects. This is an exciting opportunity to gain exposure to excellent quality work in a technically challenging environment.

You will have either previous experience of dealing with a caseload of NIHL claims as a claimant or defendant, or a desire and ability to learn quickly. You will be able to conduct investigations including interviewing witnesses and comply with procedural aspects to ensure efficient progress of the case. You will also be required to analyse liability and medical evidence, including military personnel and medical records to undertake quantum assessments.

The successful applicant will have previous litigation experience and an interest in working in a team dedicated to providing quality technical advice. You will also have the ability to work with others and a keenness to develop your technical knowledge of disease claims. Excellent IT and analytical skills are essential for this role as is an ability to work under pressure, keep to deadlines and prioritise your own workload.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a market leading firm in a friendly and supportive working environment.

Competitive salary dependent on experience, as well as excellent benefits.

*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

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

West Midlands, England, UK