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    Senior Paralegal / Solicitor - Supervisor - Leeds

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Personal Injury (RTA/ EL/ PL/ OL/ CICA)
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 30/10/2018
  • Job reference: 36821_1540914475

Senior Paralegal / Solicitor - Supervisor

Leeds

Salary Negotiable

My Client are a leading law practice with offices both nationally and internationally, they are an award winning, Legal 500 Law firm with an excellent reputation. The are seeking to recruit an experienced Senior Paralegal / Solicitor to their Motor Team with supervisory experience to manage

The Role:

As a Supervisor you will have full responsibility for the supervisor of the team which will include but not limited to client service, assist the partner/Head of Department with the on boarding and training aspects of new starters. You will hold a small caseload of your own

Main Duties for the role;

  • Ensure that action plans are delivered in accordance with all clients the SLAs and cases are progressed efficiently and in accordance with the action plan road map whilst adding value for the client.
  • Ensure that your supervisees are only undertaking targeted and worthwhile investigations that add value to the case.
  • Check every action plan of your supervisee before it goes to client and amend as necessary and provide training to the individual as needed.
  • Ensure that the action plan is a roadmap of the case with targeted and sensible further investigations only, and that legal advice as to prospects of success is given. Each case plan must contain a clear summary of the next steps including full details of the offers to be made and the next review point with critical dates added into VF (Supervisor responsibility to check)
  • Ensure that the evidence has been adequately assessed before recommending settling or fight a case- including, if appropriate, that witnesses have been assessed
  • Ensure you have reviewed every decision to settle a claim, as part of your report review so that you are content with the recommendation to the client. Ensure it is sound and that the adequate investigations have been done

The Successful Candidate

You will have a proven track record within Personal Injury and will have experience of working as a supervisor or directly managing a small to medium sized team. You will be effective in delivering feedback to both a team as well as an individual and will be effective within training and planning of this. You will be a strong communicator as well having strong organisation.

Sound like something you may be interested in? Please send your CV across to Simon at Clayton Legal on the link provided or alternatively call Clayton Legal to enquire about other opportunities. Please ensure before applying you have the prerequisite experience outlined above.

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