Paralegal, Industrial Disease, Chester

An opportunity has arisen for a paralegal to join our Industrial Disease team in the Chester office.

Key responsibilities
· Assist Partner in Asbestos disease litigation
· To undertake fee earning work and meet targets set
· Conduct and progress matters on behalf of clients maintaining an appropriate and professional relationship at all times
· Prepare Court documents
· Experience of dealing with opponents as well as attending clients in their own home and taking detailed statements
· Report to Legal Expense insurers and comply with reporting requirements

Skills & requirements
· The ideal candidate will have some experience in industrial disease claims ideally asbestos related claims
· Experience of preparing and attending Court hearings
· Deliver outstanding client care and develop relevant external relationships
· You will need to have a strong commercial understanding of the sector as you will be expected to risk assess cases and give feedback
· Highly organised with a strong attention to detail
· Ability to work under pressure and adhere to strict deadlines
· Courteous, polite and professional

 

Hours: 9.00am – 5.30pm – Monday to Friday, Full time
Closing Date – 21 June 2018
Salary: Competitive
Applications to:
Please apply for this role by sending your CV and covering letter to:
careers@birchallblackburn.co.uk

Please note, this vacancy may be closed at any time if sufficient applications have been received. No agencies.