Farnworth Rose are seeking a Litigation Paralegal to join our team

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Job Title: Litigation Paralegal

Location: Nelson, Lancashire

Salary: Negotiable DOE

Farnworth Rose, a well established firm of solicitors in Lancashire, are now seeking a Litigation Paralegal to join our team!

As one of the UKâ??s market leaders in holiday compensation claims, this is an opportunity to join a fast paced environment with an established and well respected name within the holiday illness claims sector.

Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with Fee Earners to achieve on time file progression
  • Working closely with the Marketing Department on Enquiry Management and PR success story opportunities
  • Engaging with clients to progress initial enquiries
  • Administration compliance with Practice standards
  • Dealing with instructions for new clients, from inception to completion
  • General file work, including setting up new files
  • Obtaining GP or expert reports, as required
  • Working with and alongside the solicitors and marketing team to maintain and secure high retention rates
  • Assisting with litigated files including obtaining disclosure, arranging appointments, sending trial bundles and setting up conference calls
  • Processing invoices and billing
  • Progressing files including drafting letters, collating evidence, research, to-do/diary lists, instructing medical experts and liaising with medical agencies. Preparing scheduling and witness and care statements, along with basic instructions to counsel.

Abilities:

  • Personable and professional in outlook and attitude to work and colleagues
  • Excellent communications skills, written and verbal
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel
  • Confident working with IT systems
  • Able to manage conflicting priorities and allocate resources effectively
  • Works effectively to achieve task completion to timescales
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and achieve strict deadlines
  • A â??can doâ??, self-motivated attitude

Desirable but not essential:

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Previous experience working within a reputable law firm

 Benefits:

  • Potential to progress your personal development within the firm
  • Work pension scheme
  • 28 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays)
  • Free parking

How to apply:

To apply, please send your CV including a covering letter clearly stating why you believe you can offer what weâ??re looking for to charlotte@farnworthrose.co.uk