Litigation Executive

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + + excellent benefits

  • Contact:

    Kathryn Wycherley

  • Contact email:

    Kathryn.Wycherley@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/548481

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-14

  • Start date:

    asap

Paralegal/Litigation Executive required for a successful fraud team in Manchester (Legal 500 firm)


The role covers a range of insurance and non-insurance fraud disputes, with an emphasis on motor and organised frauds.

Key Responsibilities

* Supporting the fee earners on day to day file management
* Assisting on fraud claims
* Preparing court bundles
* Drafting letters of instruction, requests, Instructions to Counsel
* Preparing briefing notes, action plans, file notes and attendance notes
* Reviewing reports and statements and other relevant documents
* Drafting and proof reading documents
* Liaising with and meeting clients with a high level of professionalism
* Photocopying, scanning, filing and other administrative tasks
* Conducting research and keeping up to date with legal and industry practices
* Managing day to day deadlines with the ability to prioritise and manage time effectively
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Ensure files and spreadsheets are maintained and updated
* Adhoc tasks as required

Essential skills & experience

* Completed the LPC or equivalent
* An undergraduate law degree or equivalent (minimum 2:1 required)
* Previous paralegal/litigation executive experience within fraud
* A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
* The ability to meet deadlines and work efficiently by managing time in a fast pace environment
* Assertive and confident to managing expectations

Benefits

* Generous Salary, commensurate with experience
* Up to 4 Medical Insurance Plans
* Dental and Vision Insurance
* Generous holidays
* Life Insurance
* Short Term Disability Insurance
* Long Term Disability
* Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
* Discounted/Reimbursed gym membership
* Employee Assistance Program
* Work with a highly-respected Commercial Law firm

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