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RTA Paralegal - Lancashire Law Firm

Paralegal - RTA Credit Hire
Experience - At least 12 months in equivalent role essential
Salary - Negotiable and dependent on experience
Location - Lancashire-based Law Firm


My client, a reputable firm in Lancashire are looking to recruit an experienced Paralegal, with specific experience in credit hire RTA cases.


The day-to-day will involve:


, Dealing with MOJ Portal matters
, Uploading claims to the MOJ Portal.
, Using Med Co and instructing medical agencies
, Conducting AskCue PI searches.
, Valuing general damages.
, Obtaining documents and evidence in support of general and special damages.
, Drafting witness statements.
, Recovering credit hire, storage, and recovery charges.
, Uploading Stage 2 packs.
, Issuing Stage 3 proceedings and preparing Court documents.
, Issuing Infant Approval Proceedings.
, Identifying when matters should be removed from the MOJ Portal.
, Meet realistic monthly and quarterly targets.


Pre-Litigation


, Dealing with issues as to why file has left the MOJ Portal.
, Conducting investigations to determine the prospect of success of the files.
, Obtaining documents and evidence in support of general and special damages.
, Preparing the files to be transferred to Litigation Department once Court Proceedings are necessary.
, Be vigilant for possible Fundamental Dishonesty and bring it to the attention of the
, appropriate supervisor.
, Meet realistic monthly and quarterly targets.
, Essential Experience, Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills Required
, A Fee Earner with at least 2 years' experience of dealing with both claims on the MOJ Portal and claims that have left the MOJ Portal.
, Experience of running own case load with minimal supervision.
, Excellent IT skills to run case management system and Microsoft Office products such as
, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel etc.
, Excellent time management and organisational skills, with a calm and methodical approach
, to work, and a flexible and adaptable attitude to resolving
, Proactive in running case load and providing updates to clients.
, Familiar with the Civil Procedure Rules and the Pre-Action Protocols.
, Excellent communication and written skills.
, Be able to work independently


Benefits and Salary

, Competitive salary depending on experience.
, Excellent Training & Support.
, Bonus Scheme.
, Career progression with the possibility of a training contract for the right candidate.
, The successful candidate will work 35 hours per week between the hours of 9:30am - 5:30pm.

We are looking for a candidate that is able to start immediately or 6 weeks.


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Schedule: Monday to Friday 9:00-17:00pm
Experience: Dealing with MOJ and non MOJ RTA files: 1 year (Required)
Education: Law LLB graduate
A-Level or equivalent (Required)


Should you wish to discuss this role before applying please contact John Wilson:
Telephone: 01772 208969
Email: john.wilson@servicecare.org.uk.


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