Paralegal - Cardiff

Service Area:
Legal
Location:
Cardiff
Salary Details:
Competitve
About The Role

The basic purpose of the job and its primary objectives:

The successful candidate will assist a team of 7 fee earners in the Large and Complex Loss claims; so the role represents a fantastic opportunity to gain exposure to high quality and challenging work.

Main Responsibilities

  • To assist senior members of the team with all aspects of Large and Complex Loss Claims.
  • Managing the team diary and preparing for team diary meeting every week.
  • Reviewing records and preparing detailed notes on the key issues.
  • Attending Court.
  • Collating disclosure and keeping in order.
  • Preparing bundles for expert and Counsel Instruction.
  • Instructing and liasing with experts and Counsel.
  • Arranging conferences.
  • Research legal issues.
  • The successful candidate will be exposed to catastrophic injury claims (brain injury, spinal injury, amputation claims) on behalf of national insurers.
  • To assist with client MI/SLA requirements.

Skills/Experience

  • At least 1 year experience working in civil litigation preferably PI background.
  • Have some knowledge of insurance, preferably motor claims.
  • Have an eye for detail.
  • Familiarity with medical records would be beneficial
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Can work under pressure and to strict time limits.