Paralegal - Clinical negligence

Recruiter
Kirkland Associates
Location
Leicester
Salary
From £15,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted
08 May 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Sector
Legal
Paralegal - Clinical Negligence Kirkland associates are recruiting for a professional paralegal to join a well established law firm within their clinical / medical negligence team based in Leicester. As a paralegal you will be required to provide timely and effective legal support to members of the team and assist with any administration duties as required. The successful candidate will have a strong interest in a clinical negligence department and have some previous experience in a legal supportive role. Key Responsibilities: Undertaking legal research Preparation of client meetings and attendance notes: attending where required. Taking initial instructions from clients to prepare new client packs. Preparation of bundles for court and counsel. Drafting letters and emails to clients and third parties. Organising conferences and travel arrangements for fee earners. Undertaking work following client meetings and conferences. Organising client medical records. Preparing claim forms Opening and closing of client files. Dealing with general file/ case management duties. Receiving and directing visitors to the firm Assisting with incoming post. Attending inquests in support of fee earner. Admin duties: Filing, paginating and indexing medical record, notices of receipt of records and reports etc. Reception duties: Taking call and directing to relevant personnel, taking messages, advising clients, ensuring meetings rooms are set up for relevant meetings etc. Skills/ Experience: LLB / LPC qualification Previous experience in a legal supportive role. Highly organised. Strong attention to detail. Able to work within a team and to your own initiative. Excellent communication and listening skills. Good typing ability. Computer literate Flexibility to assist other team members when required. If you would like the opportunity to work for a fantastic firm, then please get in touch with Gemma Evans, Legal Recruitment Associate at Kirkland Associates or click apply to be considered for the role immediately. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81266698

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