Counter Fraud Legal Assistant/ Paralegal

Manchester Permanent £20,000 - £22,000
  • Counter Fraud, Progression, Quality Work
  • Training Contract potential

About Our Client

A large international law firm, a very collegiate and progressive law firm.

Job Description

  • Identify fraud type, set initial strategy, action plan and assess prospects of success following a review of available evidence.
  • Undertake investigations including gathering evidence and taking witness statements.
  • Preparing/Drafting legal documents, including Defenses, Counter Schedules, Applications, Lists of Documents, Part 18 and Part 35 questions etc.
  • Compliance with Court timetable and employing procedural tactics to the benefit of the case.
  • Analysis of expert reports, including medical and engineering reports and appropriately challenging such reports through effective use of Part 35 questions.
  • Providing written reports and updates to clients and adhering to service level agreements.
  • Liaising with Counsel and Chambers and preparing instructions to Counsel where required.
  • Advise on potential recovery and enforcement in appropriate cases.
  • Upon fraud being ruled out, to pursue the rapid and economic settlement of case and costs.
  • Timely and accurate maintenance of all case management, billing and management information systems.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will ideally have a Law Degree and an LPC.

The ideal candidate will likely have at least 6 months of legal assistant or paralegal experience.

What's on Offer

A competitive salary

Career progression and the opportunity to secure a training contract

Charlotte Haworth
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Phone number
+44 161 829 0404

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Consultant name
Charlotte Haworth
Consultant phone
+44 161 829 0404
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