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Paralegal/ Fee Earner - PI / ELPL

Paralegal/ Fee Earner - PI / ELPL

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £20k, dependant on experience

  • Contact:

    Kathryn Wycherley

  • Contact email:

    kathryn@kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    KW17984

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    permanent

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-15

  • Startdate:

    asap

Role: Paralegal / Fee Earner
Sector: ELPL / Personal Injury
Location: Manchester (Central)
Salary: Circa £18-20, negotiable depending on experience

One of Manchester’s longest-standing, most reputable law firms require an experienced Paralegal to add to their personal injury team on a permanent basis, to be responsible for running a case load of ongoing fast track personal injury claims.

You will be...
Experienced in handling EL, PL & RTA in the Portal
Have a good billing record and be able to hit the ground running 
Be willing to learn, develop and want to forge a long-term career with a market-leading law firm

The Firm
They are a large, multi-disciplined firm and are looking to recruit a paralegal with a view to a long-term career with them.

Key Accountabilities

  • Submitting claims to the MOJ Portal
  • Reviewing cases which drop out of the Portal and taking necessary steps to progress
  • Instructing medical experts
  • Reviewing medical evidence and advising clients on General Damages
  • Taking instructions on Special Damages and advising clients on settlements
  • Submitting Settlement Packs and/or offers to TPIs and negotiating settlement of claims
  • Banking and dealing with costs.
  • At all times keeping clients updated on progress in line with the Service Standards.
  • At all times keeping the case management system up to date with relevant data 
  • Dealing with all administration
  • Referring files to the Head of Department if the value exceeds £25,000, litigation is required, or the case becomes overly complex

Package
Salary of circa £19-20k plus bonus