Legal Assistant - Personal Injury

  • Location:

    Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Keith Priestley

  • Contact email:

    keith.priestley@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/562204

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-22

  • Start date:

    05/10/2020

If you're a Pre-Litigation Executive or legal Assistant looking for a new position in the Stoke-on-Trent area, you'll be interested in this role. We are assisting a solicitor's firm in finding two Pre-Litigation Assistants to work in their Stoke offices, with a salary of between £18,000 and £24,000.

This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled and enthusiastic general civil litigation assistant to join a highly successful litigation unit. You'll be handling fast track personal injury claims, and will ideally need to have up-to date relevant law and procedure experience.

If you were already in this role, here are some things you would have done this week:
? Assisting with a caseload of Fast-Track cases, including liability and road traffic accident claims
? Assessed the strengths of several individual claims
? Gathered liability, causation and quantum evidence
? Liaised with clients, defendants, insurers, employers, witnesses, medical experts and the police

EL and PL KNOWLEDGE ESSENTIAL

As experienced assistant litigation professional with the relevant legal experience and an ambition to progress, you can expect to take the lead on your cases and also assist in more complex and higher-value litigation. This is an excellent career opportunity for the right person.

The company recognises and rewards high performance with a competitive salary and a benefits package, which includes:
? Permanent health insurance and life assurance
? 23 days annual leave (in addition to bank holidays) and enhanced maternity/paternity pay
? Employee Assistance Programme
? Cycle to work scheme, and yearly travel and parking loans

For more details, and to apply for this Pre-Litigation Executive job in Stoke-on-Trent, please contact Search Consultancy, and one of our experienced recruiters will get back to you.

Due to COVID-19 you'll only be expected and encouraged to return to your new office environment when it's deemed safe to do so. All interviews will be conducted online or on the phone.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.