newClaimant Personal Injury Paralegal

Date Posted: Today
Salary:
Bristol BS1•Temporarily Remote

Job Description

Purpose:
We are currently recruiting for an experienced Claimant Personal Injury Paralegal to deal with MOJ and fast track matters. The successful candidate will provide effective legal advice to clients of the Company in relation to their claim.
Please note: Due to our response to the Covid-19 pandemic, we have successfully arranged for our staff to work remotely during this period. If the successful applicant joins before our offices have re-opened they would initially work from home on a full time basis and then, once our offices do re-open, work from home three days a week - you would therefore need the infrastructure in place to do so. The other two days per week would be based in our Bristol city centre office.
Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Managing own caseload of RTA motor, motorcycle, pedestrian and cyclist cases;
  • Pursuing claims through pre and post-litigation stages, making full use of our case management system; * Complying with agreed service standards; * Communicating with clients, insurers, expert witnesses and solicitors; * Dealing with administration as required.

Skills/Competencies required:

  • Previous claimant personal injury case handling experience in both MOJ and Fast Track;
  • Previous experience of issuing proceedings;
  • Team player;
  • Ability to use own initiative and work to strict deadlines;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Good attention to detail.

Please note that any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory credit check and Basic criminal record check. This information will only be used to assess suitability for employment insofar as it is relevant.

Lyons Davidson is a law firm providing legal services to businesses and individuals nationwide. We believe in providing a service that is accessible and approachable. Our ability to deliver a consistent and high-quality service has allowed us to develop strong relationships with a number of business partners such as insurers, banks and membership organisations that rely on us to give their customers and members the help and advice they need.
We were delighted to be awarded ' Large Law Firm of the Year' at the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) 2019 annual awards. We are proud of our long standing commitment to the environment and most recently won 'Best Fairtrade Office' in 2018.
We are a responsible business with clear core values of communication, commitment, innovation and accessibility. Through effective communication, we engage with our staff and involve them in decision making, whilst ensuring they are supported at all times. We show commitment by investing in our people with development and training, developing the work we do through the use of technology and innovation, whilst encouraging* accessibility *and diversity in our people, delivering opportunities and development to all.
We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to creating a diverse working environment. We encourage applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates, from all backgrounds and identities, and are committed to finding the right person for the role and to providing reasonable adjustments, where necessary, to make interviews and jobs more accessible. Should you have any queries during the recruitment process please contact our HR team at HR@lyonsdavidson.co.uk
You’ll receive a wide range of company benefits, including:

  • Holiday entitlement of 25 days (plus bank holidays), with extra days after 2 and 10 years’ service
  • “Dress for your day” dress code policy
  • Employee health cash plan which helps towards cover for optical, dental and physiotherapy treatment and other healthcare costs
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme
  • We believe in recognising and rewarding our people’s achievements and through our recognition programme, we award employee of the month and customer service awards and long service awards – each year our top achievers from across the company are invited to our annual employee awards ceremony to celebrate their success!

…and much more!
Please note that all offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory DBS and credit/financial check.

Job Type: Full-time

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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Job Detail

  • Job Id
    1d90b188bb1a5abb
  • Location
    Bristol BS1•Temporarily Remote
  • Company
  • Type
    Private
  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Positions
    Available
  • Career Level
    Experience
  • Gender
    Male/Female

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