Travel Litigation Paralegal

  • Manchester
  • Permanent
  • £23,000 per annum

My client is a Top 100 Manchester Law firm and they have a vacancy for a Paralegal to join the Personal Injury department, Travel Litigation team based in their head office in Manchester.

The role will be supporting a Partner and a Senior Associate with their caseloads, working alongside another paralegal/trainee, and will be an excellent opportunity to learn and develop legal knowledge and skills in a niche area.   This is an exciting opportunity to work within the team, who are ranked in Legal 500 and Chambers for their experience and knowledge, and will work on a variety of cases, including fatal accidents and cases of a catastrophic nature.

We offer a supportive work environment with the opportunity to develop your legal experience while dealing with a wide variety of personal injury matters.

Role & Responsibilities

Work will include (but not be limited to) tasks such as:

  • Frequent client contact, liaising with clients and updating on case progress drafting of client and witness statements
  • preparing instructions to medical and non-medical experts
  • drafting Schedules of Loss and court documents
  • requesting, reviewing and collating medical records
  • drafting instructions to counsel
  • researching case law on liability and quantum
  • liaising with clients and updating on case progress
  • preparing court bundles
  • attending court hearings, client meetings and conferences
  • dealing with billing and disbursement payments

Hybrid working is available.

Skills and Experience Required

Travel litigation experience is not essential, but applicants must have at least 12 months’ experience of personal injury work, ideally with experience of litigated cases. An understanding of Personal Injury law from academic studies is desirable.
Applicants should also be able to demonstrate:

  • A commitment to excellent client care
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • An ability to work well in a team environment
  • Fluency in a second language would be advantageous


  • 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 or call Chris on 0161 914 7357 for an informal discussion.

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