PI Paralegal - Cycling Team

  • Manchester
  • Permanent
  • £23,000 per annum

My client is a Top 100 Manchester Law firm, and they have a fantastic opportunity for a paralegal to join their Cycling Accidents team. They are looking for an experienced Paralegal to work alongside 1 Partner, 2 Senior Associates and work with other paralegals managing a caseload of fast-track cycling accident claims, whilst assisting the other members of the team.  

The successful candidate will be running their own case load of c. 50-75 files, with supervision from senior fee earners, offering you a high level of autonomy and the ability to develop your legal skills and career. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join a Legal 500 Tier 1 Personal Injury team and work alongside recognised lawyers who are passionate and dedicated in their work to secure compensation for cyclists who have suffered, often complex, injuries because of accidents. 

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of 12 months’ experience running Claimant personal injury cases, preferably with knowledge of cycling accident claims.
  • Have good understanding of the CPR rules.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be able to manage their time and workloads effectively.
  • Be empathetic and have a focus on delivering outstanding client service.
  • Experience of Proclaim Case Management System would be advantageous but is not essential as training will be provided.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Preparing for and submitting CNFs/letters of claim
  • Instructing engineers
  • Drafting schedules of special damages and obtaining evidence in support
  • Drafting of client and witness statements
  • Preparing instructions to medical experts and counsel
  • Drafting court documents
  • Obtaining, reviewing, and collating medical records
  • Reviewing medical reports
  • Researching case law on liability and quantum
  • Preparing advice on liability
  • Preparing advice on quantum
  • Preparing advice on causation
  • Drafting letters/ emails/ advice to clients
  • Liaising with clients and updating on case progress
  • Preparing court bundles
  • Dealing with billing and disbursement payments


  • A minimum of 25 days’ annual leave plus office closure between Christmas and New Year
  • A one-hour early finish, one Friday a month
  • Two days a year to do charitable work.
  • The opportunity to get involved in sports teams, hobby clubs, and social events.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme and trained Mental Health First Aiders
  • Annual promotions process open to all staff.

If you are looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to work for a leading firm that truly value their employee’s development, please forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to c.orrell@clayton-legal.co.uk or call Chris on 0161 914 7357 for an informal discussion.

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