Additional Resources Ltd.
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Senior Paralegal / Newly Qualified Solicitor Medical Negligence - Southport, Merseyside

Senior Paralegal / Newly Qualified Solicitor Medical Negligence - Southport, Merseyside

Salary £24,000

Key Words - Paralegal, Solicitor, Fee Earning, Medical Negligence, Liability Risks Medical Reports

The Company

A law firm that specialises in the key areas of Serious Injury, Motorbike Accidents and Medical Negligence.

The Role:

To handle cases transferred from junior members of the team, up to the point of issuing court proceedings, under the guidance of the team supervisor and a senior solicitor

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

Excellent organisational skills
Proficient in Microsoft programs
Good document drafting skills
High levels of customer care skills
Previous fee earning experience in a legal environment : preferably within a medical negligence department
Experience in training and mentoring new and junior members would be preferred

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

Review of cases upon transfer from other members of the team
Dealing with client queries regarding their case
Drafting letter of claim
Reviewing and collating further expert evidence on the file in accordance with the case plan
Drafting court compliant witness statements and schedule of loss
Instructing Counsel once authorised by Head of Department and arranging case conferences
Advising client in relation to evidence and issues surrounding the case
Ensuring your cases are kept on track and are settled or ready to issue within 8 months of receiving the case
Follow the code of best practice adopted by the team
Recording time in accordance with the team's KPI's
Adhering to any other workflow and KPI requirements

Key Words - Paralegal, Solicitor, Fee Earning, Medical Negligence, Liability Risks Medical Reports

Additional Resources Ltd is an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003