PI Paralegal

  • St Helens
  • Permanent
  • £23,000 per annum

My client is a very reputable law firm based in St Helens and they are seeking a highly skilled and proactive Legal Assistant/Litigation Paralegal to join their dynamic team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a diverse caseload (50 files) of fast-track RTA/EL/PL claims from inception to resolution, as well as providing support across various other areas of litigation. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment and is looking to further develop their career in litigation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Utilize Proclaim, MOJ Portal, and Damages Claim Portal to manage cases efficiently.
  • Draft witness statements and Lists of Documents.
  • Prepare trial bundles and electronic bundles.
  • Prepare instructions to Counsel and assist in liaising with external parties.
  • Complete Directions Questionnaires and draft directions as required.
  • Ensure compliance with Court timetables and directions.
  • Manage a small caseload of approximately 50 fast-track RTA/EL/PL claims from start to settlement or trial.
  • Provide assistance in the day-to-day management of pre- and post-litigated files, including clinical negligence, boundary disputes, landlord & tenant matters, contentious probate, and high value/complex personal injury cases.
  • Work proactively and independently with minimal supervision.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience in a similar role, with a minimum of [insert number] years of relevant experience.
  • Proficiency in using Proclaim, MOJ Portal, and Damages Claim Portal.
  • Strong drafting skills for witness statements, instructions, and lists of documents.
  • Familiarity with preparing trial bundles and electronic bundles.
  • Experience in completing Directions Questionnaires and drafting directions.
  • Ability to manage a caseload of fast-track RTA/EL/PL claims effectively.
  • Knowledge of other areas of litigation, including clinical negligence, boundary disputes, landlord & tenant matters, contentious probate, and personal injury, is advantageous.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work efficiently under pressure.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proactive attitude and the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

How to Apply:
If you meet the above requirements and are ready to take on this exciting opportunity, please submit your CV to b.davies@clayton-legal.co.uk or call Brad on 0151 2301 208.

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