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Legal Assistant (Personal Injury)

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Legal Assistant (Personal Injury)

  • Location:

    Cardiff

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £24,000 per year

  • Contact:

    St David Recruitment Services

  • Contact email:

    info@stdavid-recruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +442920797920

  • Job ref:

    PEM1306

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-03-09

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Legal Assistant (Personal Injury)
Location: Cardiff City Centre
Job Type: Permanent, full time (Monday to Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm)
Salary: up to £24K dependant on experience
Annual Leave: 23 days annual leave plus BH’s plus 1 day for birthday and 1 personal day
Relevant experience required: Yes (minimum 1 year)
Start date: ASAP
PEM1306

Our client is looking for an experience Legal Assistant in their personal injury department. 1+ years’ experience required.


Essential
•1 + years of being a personal injury paralegal or legal assistant with some experience in assisting or handling your own litigated caseload. Multi-track experience is advantageous as the caseload will be truly varied.
•You will have experience of running cases through a low value claims portal.
•Knowledge of personal injury case handling is essential.
•Familiarity with CPR, rules on evidence, litigation process, and funding as applicable.
•Ability to assess and advise on evidence, causation, liability, and quantum.
•Strong ability to work efficiently, meet deadlines, and prioritise tasks.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including drafting.
•Competence in using Microsoft Outlook and Word.
•Experience in handling Fast Track claims, including the litigation process.
•Proven ability in numeracy and strong verbal and written communication skills.

Responsibilities
•Supporting our fee earners with the management of their caseload of personal injury cases.
•Drafting Claim Notification Forms.
•Drafting variety of court documents including witness statements.
•Drafting instructions to counsel and medical experts.
•Drafting Schedules of Loss and court documents.
•Reviewing medical evidence.
•Preparing bundles.
•Liaising with clients where necessary.
•Conducting legal research.
•Assessing and advising on evidence, liability, and quantum.
•Working efficiently, meeting deadlines, and prioritizing tasks.
•Maintaining strong file management skills.
•Collaborating with the team to achieve unit objectives.
•Communicating clearly and effectively.
•Any other reasonable duties and responsibilities as directed by your line manager or Director.


If this Legal Assistant role is of interest, please send your CV to us today!