Clinical Negligence Paralegal

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Permanent (Full time)

Posted 30 days ago

My client is a well-established practice with offices throughout South Yorkshire which is looking for a litigation paralegal to work in the Clinical Negligence department at its Sheffield office. 

As the successful Clinical Negligence Paralegal, you can expect to assist more experienced paralegals/solicitors in the civil litigation team and run a caseload consisting of litigation work, including personal injury, clinical negligence, police actions & complaints and general litigation & civil liberties work. 

You will be required to carry out your own casework and assist other fee earners with their casework as follows:

  • Dealing with correspondence and telephone queries
  • Dealing with clients requiring litigation advice in person, managing the client’s expectations
  • Providing written advice to the client, where necessary
  • Maintaining proper diary systems, ie court and tribunal dates, limitation dates and timetables set by courts/tribunals
  • Producing documents and instructions and obtaining expert reports
  • Negotiating settlements with other parties
  • Attending court alone or with counsel, and conducting your own advocacy where necessary/appropriate
  • Briefing counsel, where necessary/appropriate

To be successful in this role, you will have a good knowledge of litigation law and have worked in a similar role previously, conducting your own caseload within litigation as a minimum requirement and experience working in a legal aid provision being highly desirable. 

Salary is DOE but competitive for the right candidate. 

For more information about this role, please contact Ian Mannion at G2 Legal.

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