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Paralegal in the Pre-Litigation Claims Handling- Newport

Paralegal in the Pre-Litigation Claims Handling team- Newport/Hybrid working


Your new firm
Our client is a leading and international law firm, having received numerous awards, known for their employee focused culture and they are currently looking for Paralegals to join their Motor Injury team in South Wales. The roles are based from their Newport office however they are happy to consider candidates working remotely as the team is now largely working from home or in hybrid home and office based working.The team deals with claims from small track to multi track including fraudulent claims. The team will also deal with liability, indemnity and associated losses including personal injury, credit repair and diminution. This is an incredible opportunity to start your legal career work within a successful environment and develop your career with plenty of progression for the right person. Progression can either be by technical development, building client relationships and/or progression to supervisor or managerial role. The firm also actively encourage and support professional funding for further qualification such as Cilex or to qualify as a solicitor.

Your new role
You will complete detailed training for this role and work within the firm's motor injury team, alongside and supported by industry experts. You will interact with a range of clients on a daily basis, providing a timely, professional and high-quality service to clients in the management of volume litigated motor injury cases, as well as the following duties :

  • Be responsible for a varied caseload of pre-litigated or litigated work (depending on experience) with an appropriate level of supervision
  • Act as a point of contact for clients
  • Comply with internal and external service level agreements
  • To record timely and accurate management information
  • Analysis of evidence and setting case strategies encompassing both technical and commercial considerations, obtaining and drafting pleadings, witness statements and letters of response, conducting (telephone) negotiation of claims
  • Support marketing and business development activity within the team (e.g. attending marketing events, client training, clinics and shadowing days)



What you'll need to succeed
As this role provides in-depth support and training, the only essential experience that is required is interacting with and assisting customers, such as having worked in a call centre or as a customer assistant, or a law degree. Claims handling or paralegal experience is not required but would be considered a bonus. Strong IT, organisation and communication skills will also be important for this role. All relevant experience in similar roles or areas of practice is desirable but not essential and we are happy to hear from graduates who feel they would be a good fit.

What you'll get in return
This is an incredible opportunity to develop your career in a supportive and successful environment, with potential to progress in the future. You will also receive a competitive salary, 24 days holiday (as well as bank holidays), pension, private medical insurance, and a range of other benefits.Please contact Rachel Trew at Hays Legal for further information on this opportunity.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Posted
05/01/2022
Location
Wales, Wales, UK