Paralegal – Neurolaw

Cardiff office

Working within our claimant division, an opportunity has arisen for a paralegal to join our Neurolaw department. The Neurolaw department is a multidisciplinary team which represent claimants and their families following traumatic head, brain and or spinal cord injury. The specialist team provides help and support with a heavy emphasis on rehabilitation.

As part of a successful team you will be responsible for –

  • Assisting solicitors within the group in all procedures, including instructing counsel, issuing and pursuing court proceedings.
  • helping to manage a file load of litigated and non-litigated catastrophic personal injury cases.
  • Drafting various documents including witness statements on liability and quantum, instructions to Counsel, particulars of claim and schedules of loss.
  • Gathering evidence such as medical records and details of earnings losses to build up a case.
  • Producing correspondence including instructions to expert witnesses and procedural forms for court.
  • Arranging and attending multidisciplinary meetings, conferences with counsel and joint settlement meetings.

The role will involve communication with clients via the telephone and in person; therefore excellent inter-personal skills are essential along with a good telephone manner. You will also be expected to travel to meet clients and witnesses.

The successful candidate will be organised, responsible, a good team player and possess accurate keyboard skills as you will be required to undertake your own administration/typing.

This role would ideally suit law/LPC graduates or similar academic achievement.

A knowledge and understanding of the litigation process would be advantageous.

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