Paralegal - Litigation - Solihull

Dickens Heath
29 Jul 2017
23 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Paralegal - Litigation - Solihull

Counterclaim Civil & Motor Prosecution Criminal Matters

New roles have arisen within a leading national legal practice for legal case handlers to join a Defendant Specialist Counterclaims Group based in Solihull.

As a skilled case handler you will be confident in managing your own caseload of defence and counterclaims civil files from initial instruction through to completion.

Your law degree/LPC/CILEX (or equivalent) and previous experience of legal case handling will enable you to make informed logical decisions on the prospects of a case and aid you when deciding on quantum and liability.

To enable to you carry out this role effectively it is essential have a good understanding of Defendant and Claimant handling practices in RTA litigation alongside interviewing techniques and experience of running a caseload of RTA personal injury cases. Knowledge of all claims proceeding under Part 20 of Civil Procedure Rules is considered to be an advantage when applying for this role, but not essential.

You will join an expanding small team of 9 counterclaims specialists based in Solihull, led by a Partner who has been managing the specialist team since its formation in 2014. You will report into a Team Leader who will support and guide you by sharing their extensive technical knowledge to help better your practice. You, along with your colleagues, are encouraged to share your ideas on strategic tactics and contribute suggestions.

The group also contains a small dedicated team that focuses on motor crime matters giving you the scope to develop into the area in the future if you so wish.

For a confidential discussion on this role please contact Rachel Phillips at our head offices or apply for the role directly below: