Complex Injury Paralegal

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    Flexible Working,Full-time
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  • Closing date

    10 May 2024

JOB OPPORTUNITY- Complex Injury Paralegal

Your new company

My client is seeking a paralegal to join their growing complex injuries team. Excellent opportunity to gain experience in large loss, complex and catastrophic injury work including assisting on non-delegated high value multi-track and catastrophic injury claims including assisting on multi-million pound brain injury, spinal injury, amputation and fatal claims as well as large loss cases valued up to £1m.

Your new role

Required to undertake a variety of file-handling tasks to support the Complex Injury Claims team.

• Preparing basic court documents; filing and serving court documents; and diarising of court orders and hearing dates
• Liaising with experts and counsel regarding CVs, fees and availability for conferences, JSMs and hearings
• Liaising with insureds and witnesses regarding attendance at conferences, JSMs and hearings. Drafting of witness summons.
• Liaising with courts regarding hearings, applications and consent orders
• Registering and updating CRU, notifying CRU of settlement
• Maintaining experts summary, interim payment records and offer history within case management system
• Arranging appointments for claimants to be seen by medical experts; chasing for reports; drafting medical records mandates; applying for records and police accident reports
• Review of medical records and drafting summaries of those reviews using the records review spreadsheet
• Review of photographic evidence and surveillance footage and preparing a precis of the evidence
• Redaction of documents to ensure legal privilege maintained and/or no GDPR breaches
• Fielding telephone calls and dealing with general queries received from parties involved in the claims including the insureds, insurers, experts and witnesses
• Arranging payments where required
• Conducting legal research.
• To ensure compliance with the SRA Standards & Regulations

What you'll need to succeed

Minimum education standard of 5 GCSEs grades 5 or above or A-C with an established interest in law either through further education (e.g. LPC or ILEX) or experience within a legal environment
• Experience of and understanding of the litigation process, from either a file handling or assistant personal injury role

What you'll get in return

-Salary up to 28.5k

-Hybrid working-only 1 day in office required.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

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Located in Southampton, 3rd Floor, One Dorset Street, SouthamptonTelephone 0333 010 2414
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