Paralegal

Leeds Permanent £18,000 - £25,000
  • Leading defendant law firm
  • Benefit package-

About Our Client

My client is a leading defendant law firm that provides innovative, high quality, specialist legal services to insurance companies, corporates, and public sector bodies. They offer clients the full breadth of claims-related legal work, from high volume claims handling through to complex, high value litigation. The firm has over 800 employees and is headquartered in Leeds, with eight additional offices across the UK, in London, Manchester, Evesham, Liverpool, Halifax, Edinburgh, Chelmsford and Taunton.

Job Description

  • Demonstrate a genuine interest in handling casualty and/or motor claims
  • Be responsible for a caseload of claims, making use of the firm's Case Management Systems and using the agreed internal procedures and practices
  • Exhibit good organisational skills to ensure that the tasks are effectively scheduled within working time available and that urgent work is completed and returned within the specified timescales
  • Manage your own workload
  • Work independently and within a team
  • Be commercially aware and highly client focused
  • Show excellent communication skills
  • Be self-confident and ability to demonstrate initiative
  • Evidence an enthusiastic, energetic and a positive can-do attitude
  • Ability to carry out legal research and to report findings clearly and concisely

The Successful Applicant

Paralegal

  • A pro-active and results orientated approach
  • Initiative to overcome issues and implement solutions
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and pay attention to detail
  • Good commercial awareness

What's on Offer

Paralegal

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays for full time employees
  • Buy and sell holiday scheme
  • 5% employee pension contribution, 3% employer
  • Death in service 4 x salary
  • Private Medical Health (at own cost unless agreed otherwise)
  • Dental Cover (at own cost)
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • An employee wellbeing helpline available 247, 365 days a year
  • Voluntary critical health and income protection cover
  • Cycle to work
  • Discounted retail, leisure and education resources
Contact
Will Kendrick
Quote job ref
JN-122021-4549104
Phone number
+44 161 829 0466

Job summary

Sector
Legal
Subsector
Paralegals / Legal Assistants - Private Practice
Industry
Business Services
Location
Leeds
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Will Kendrick
Consultant phone
+44 161 829 0466
Job reference
JN-122021-4549104