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Paralegal - Clinical Negligence


Job Description:

We are working with a modern, established, and growing practice who are seeking a Paralegal to their Clinical Negligence team.

This is a full time and permanent role to join a fantastic team to grow your career. 

Location: Bath 
Contract: Full time- Permanent
Experience required: Paralegal experience within personal injury or clinical negligence  
Competitive Salary 

Our client prides themselves on being a brilliant place to work. They recognise that investing in their people and their career is the only way they can succeed in achieving what is best for their clients. 

The Vacancy

We are currently looking for a Clinical Negligence Paralegal to join our Bath office. As a Paralegal you will provide an important link between the client and the firm, having some responsibility for aspects of file management, under supervision.

Key Responsibilities

Personalised Client Service

  • Manage aspects of files that are managed by qualified lawyers and carry out simple, routine tasks
  • Under take legal processes, under supervision
  • All administrative duties associated with this role.
  • Draft legal documents using appropriate precedents and templates which address all relevant legal and factual issues and accurately reflect the client’s instructions
  • Undertake effective legal research, using appropriate methods and sourcing, presenting the results accurately and clearly
  • Meet and exceed client service needs in all aspects of work.
  • Learn firm policies and business processes, ensuring compliance particularly with regards to confidentiality, security , data protection and file retention and destruction requirements
  • Undertake all training relating to risk & compliance, keeping up to date with changes and best practice
  • Ensure all work complies with risk management policies and procedures, including effective use of information management systems including storing and retrieving information

Sustainable Growth

  • Support fee earners to prepare for BD & marketing activities
  • Attend events where appropriate
  • Take an active part in promoting the firm through Social media channels such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook
  • Begin to build business relationships with 3rd parties under supervision (e.g agents, referrers, experts), responding to enquiries and building a good rapport
  • Begin to build a network and profile internally within the firm

Dynamic Culture

  • Build relationships with the team and liaise regularly with other departments and the business services team, building mutually beneficial relationships
  • Work as an effective team member, providing support where required, aligned to peaks in workload
  • Attend all relevant training and apply learning to improve performance and develop in your role

Financial & Operational Excellence

  • Time record all work
  • Work towards personal objectives, recording progress within Objective Manager
  • Input into procedural changes, making suggestions for improvement and efficiencies. Take ownership of projects where appropriate.

Person Specification

Knowledge & Skills

  • Legal qualifications (LLB or CILEx) - Desirable
  • Previous experience within a legal support or administrative role - Desirable
  • Excellent organisation capability with the ability to effectively prioritise - Essential
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Office suite and other relevant IT platforms - Essential
  • Strong written communication skills - Essential
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of client relationship management - Essential
  • Ability to undertake basic legal work under supervision and use initiative where required - Essential
  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info


  • Work Authorisation

    United Kingdom

  • Industry Sector Legal