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Paralegal - Fraud

DWF is seeking to recruit a Paralegal to join their Insurance Fraud team in our Leeds office.

Are you a Paralegal with experience of handling insurance litigation files within a defendant or from a claimant background? We will also consider you if you have experience of handling defendant RTA files or Graduates who have a real desire to move into the fraud arena, and an already sound knowledge of this area of work. You don't even need to have Fraud experience so apply today as this role will not be available for long!

You will have a positive attitude, attention to detail, the ability to handle a busy caseload and a team player. You will also have the ability to operate in a commercial environment.

The Fraud team at DWF handle a variety of work, including low velocity impact, phantom passenger, staged accidents and fraud ring work. If you have experience within these areas we want you to apply!

We're offering you the opportunity to join a dynamic and fast paced team. DWF have a unique approach to providing legal services and work with market leaders and the best in the industry, all whilst providing a supportive working environment where you will work collaboratively towards a shared vision. You will join our Insurance Team and help to provide the highest support to our insurer clients.

What will I be doing?

You will demonstrate technical and commercial expertise and the ability to deliver results within required timeframes in order to provide the highest service level to external clients whilst demonstrating and communicating a clear understanding of business needs/changes to internal clients.

There will also be an immediate part time (50/50 split) secondment opportunity with a major client for the first 12 months of this role. This is based in Leeds.

Main Duties include:-

  • Achieve time recording targets split between chargeable and investment time in any one financial year.
  • Achieve individual financial targets in line with sales plan;
  • Understand client requirements and manage cases in line with service level agreements and best practice;
  • Analyse risk and further develop sound judgement enabling the justification of decisions to clients internally and externally;
  • Prioritise work effectively and to maximise efficiency in working practices;
  • Understand individual role in the context of the practice group and pro-actively seek to contribute to increased efficiency in developing a case load appropriate to level of technical, legal knowledge;
  • Build working relationships internally and externally in order to develop business networks and create a solid understanding of the Firms direction and client needs;
  • Develop increased levels of technical and commercial knowledge via training or supervised working practices.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation.

Benefits package and flexible working:

We want you to feel valued and rewarded by your time at DWF. We understand the importance of offering you a reward package that goes beyond simply salary. Thats why, when you join DWF, youll be given a choice. You can pick from a range of benefits, allowing you to build a package that suits your needs and lifestyle, as well as those of your family. In addition to our standard benefits (medical insurance, life insurance, pension and 25 days annual leave), we offer flexible benefits which include season ticket loans, gym memberships, health assessments, cycle to work, retail vouchers and a buy as you earn share scheme. You will also have access to additional wellbeing programs such as an online GP and an Employee Assistance Programme.

DWF is a flexible business which has adopted a hybrid working model where our people enjoy a mix of home and office working. We believe that by operating in a hybrid way, our people enjoy the advantages of both office based collaboration and learning, as well working from home. This way of working allows us to honour our commitment to being a responsible business, offer flexibility and better work life balance as well as ensuring we preserve the DWF culture and values. We welcome applications from people looking for a flexible and agile role and we are happy to explore your preferred working patterns as part of your application.

About DWF

DWF is a leading global provider of integrated legal and business services, operating across eight key sectors in over 30 global locations with over 4,000 people. Our purpose is to deliver positive outcomes with our colleagues, clients and communities. The legal market has changed profoundly in the last decade and the speed of change continues to increase. There is a clear and growing desire for legal services to be delivered in an easier and more efficient way. So weve listened to our clients and designed a range of services to meet these needs. Our vision is to deliver integrated legal and business services on a global scale through our three offerings; Legal Advisory, Mindcrest and Connected Services. Our ability to seamlessly combine any number of these services to deliver bespoke solutions for our clients is our key differentiator. This Integrated Legal Management approach delivers greater operational efficiency, price certainty and transparency for our clients. Without compromising on quality or service.


Note to recruitment agencies

We hire the majority of our talent directly by our resourcing team or via referrals. On occasion, we will look for external support and will release vacancies to our recently reviewed Preferred Suppliers List. Speculative CVs sent by other agents or outside of the agreed process will not be accepted and no recruitment fee will be applicable.

Company
DWF
Posted
04/28/2022
Location
Leeds, England, UK