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Law Graduate / Paralegal /Costs Litigation Assistant

  • Northenden, Greater Manchester
  • Up to £18500 per annum
  • Permanent
Posted 7 days ago

Job Title: Costs Litigation Assistant / Costs Paralegal Location: Northenden, Manchester Salary: £18,500 Job type: Permanent, Full Time The Company is a top 200 Law firm that specialises in personal injury. They cover every area of personal injury including public liability, occupiers liability, road traffic accidents, employers liability, industrial disease, serious injuries and clinical negligence matters. The Company is LEXCEL and Law Society accredited and is a Legal 500 Leading Firm for both Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence. Six of their Partners are members of the Law Society Specialist Personal Injury Panel and one of them is a member of the Law Society Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel. The Company are currently looking for a Costs Paralegals / Costs Litigation Assistant to join their Costs and Budgeting department. They are looking to consider applications from Law Graduates, as full and indepth training will be provided. However, candidates with experience of working within a Law Costs environment will be at an advantage. The ideal candidate will have a flexible approach, and be able to respond to rapid changes in working schedules and priorities. For this you will need to be organised and able to communicate clearly with people at all levels. Analytical skills and attention to detail are both essential characteristics. An interest in the law, the legal system and court are all important attributes, too. Role: The role will involve preparation of summary assessment trial schedules, breakdowns of costs at case conclusion and formal bills where detailed assessment are required. Additionally the candidate will be trained on risk assessment, case progression both in terms of costs negotiations and Detailed Assessment proceedings, and costs budgeting. What they can offer you Salary & Commission they offer a great starting salary of £18,500 Definite progression This is an exciting opportunity with excellent career development prospects for the right candidate. They are able to offer Training Contracts / ACL qualifications. Excellent training in addition to three appraisals per year, they also provide all members of staff with personalised training and development plans, there are regular training sessions provided both costs specific and wider personal injury ones. The Candidate Essential criteria Completion of a legal qualification (LLB, GDL, LPC) GCSE Maths at C grade or above Excellent written and oral communication skills Applicants should be committed and hardworking individuals who enjoy operating in a pressurised and highly motivated team environment. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to work on your own initiative with the minimum of supervision. The role involves the use of IT systems and therefore computer literacy, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, is essential. Analytical skills and attention to detail are essential. Candidate must consistently produce work which is highly accurate and wellpresented. Desirable criteria Candidates with previous billing experience either inhouse or for an external supplier of costs drafting services Knowledge of time recording procedures Working knowledge of the Civil Procedures Rules and Detailed Assessment process Costs Master experience Knowledge of the Proclaim case management system Working Hours: 8:30am5:30pm MondayThursday and 8:30am to 5pm Friday Holidays & Benefits: The Company always endeavour to recruit and retain the best staff around. To do so they offer competitive remuneration packages, ongoing training and development opportunities and a wide variety of interesting and challenging work. Additionally, they also offer the following incentives: 20 days holiday, rising 1 day per year to a max of 23 days, plus bank/public hols. In addition the office is closed between Christmas and New Year and you are not required to use your holiday entitlement for this period 3 holiday buy backs per year after 1 year of service Private medical insurance available after 2 years service Death In Service 2 x salary based on annual salary only eligibility commences when you join the company Active social committee, firm pays for trips to e.g. Bowling, Chester Races, Christmas party, Summer Barbecue Employee Assistance Programme which offers 24 hour helpline, Legal info and CBT available immediately Free fruit delivered twice a week Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role. Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Costs Paralegal, Costs Litigation Assistant, Costs Draftsperson, Legal Executive, Legal Support Assistant, Law Graduate, Legal Assistant, Legal Handler, Legal Secretary, Law Paralegal, Paralegal, Legal Aid will also be considered for this role.

Legal Administrator/Law Graduate

  • Manchester
  • £16750 per annum, Benefits:Benefits package
  • Permanent
Posted a day ago

Law Graduate/Legal Administration Assistant A top tier Manchester City Centre law firm is currently looking to recruit a Legal Administration Assistant to join its motor team, assisting a team of fee earners. This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of Manchester City Centre’s fastest growing defendant insurance law firms, and to gain some valuable experience. This role would suit a Law Graduate with strong academics, 2:1 or 1 st, with 6 months+ legal experience. The firm offers a competitive starting salary, an excellent benefits package and great training/career progression. They are proud of their highly successful practice within the defendant insurance industry, and have a very good staff retention. The role will entail liaising with clients and providing updates on a regular basis, arranging venue bookings, briefing counsel, dealing with diary management, dealing with clients enquiries, organising correspondence, preparing bundles, and general administration support. For more information on this rare and exciting Manchester based Law Graduate opportunity, please contact Gemma Taylor. ##### ######

Graduate Sales Consultant Legal Events

  • East London, London
  • Up to £24000.00 per annum + £10000 Bonus, Additional Benefits
  • Permanent
Posted 23 days ago

We are looking for applicants who want to succeed within a Graduate Sale and Event Management role This company has an international presence and is offering comprehensive training specific to a graduate applicant The Role: Based in new offices you will be looking after prospective clients within the legal sector including some of the largest international law firms. Talking to senior managers and partners you will generate interest in attending industry leading events specifically tailored to the legal industry. The role requires a high level of new business and as a result you will need to have a proactive and positive approach. The Company: This company is offering graduates the opportunity to work within a fun and exciting environment along with the chance to earn an open ended bonus. Prospects to move within key account management exists after 18 months. Responsibilities as a Graduate Sales Executive will include: New business development Promoting events to the legal sector Negotiating directly with senior management Events management For this Graduate Sales position, we are looking for individuals who meet the following criteria: Graduate 2:1 or above Money motivated Ambitious Able to deal in the legal sector The Package for this Graduate Sales role: £24,000 Basic £10,000 uncapped bonus year one Additional benefits

Law Graduate Industrial Disease Paralegal

  • Pontefract
  • £14000 - £14500 per annum, Benefits:Pension Scheme
  • Permanent
Posted a day ago

Law Graduate Industrial Disease Paralegal. This sociable yet professional law firm is offering an ambitious professional at the beginning of their career, the opportunity to become a Junior Industrial Disease Paralegal. If you are looking for a platform from which you will have support, commitment and a truly fun environment to work in then this is one that you should be considering. This firm can offer you the progression opportunities to accelerate your legal career within a Junior Industrial Disease Paralegal position. You may be a law graduate fresh out of university, or an administration/office professional looking to kick start your career in law. You will join the Industrial Disease department where your duties will include but not be limited to: Assisting more senior fee earners, preparing and producing legal forms to include court documents, attending client meetings, liaising with third parties and other adhoc duties. This established and well known department can offer you a range of top quality experience and the chance of progression in a growing and supportive environment, the team is comprised of some exceptional lawyers with a real understanding of the sector. Whilst previous experience within Industrial Disease is not essential, a real passion and drive to succeed is. This role arises as part of a wider strategic aim to grow the practice – a really exciting time to join the firm. If you are a recent graduate, or administration/office professional with a genuine interest in the legal field, and becoming a Junior Industrial Disease Paralegal – please get in touch with me ASAP to discuss further. RACHAEL ATHERTON / ##### ######

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