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Paralegal

An amazing oppertunity to work with a nationwide firm specialising in Litigation. Offering amazing oppertunity for progression by only recruiting for their training contracts internally.

You will be working alongside the Injury departments to provide a free and comprehensive legal service as part of our commitment to help those with serious injury. The team provide patients and their families with free legal advice on any issues that can arise following a serious injury or illness. Those issues can include: Debt and financial issues; Critical illness/personal accident insurance; Powers of attorney/deputyship applications; Post-discharge care; Housing; and Welfare benefits.

Key Responsibilities

  • Has day-to-day oversight of own files
  • Attends initial meetings with patients
  • Produces correspondence
  • Undertakes legal research
  • Takes instructions from clients
  • Drafts witness statements from clients and witnesses in respect of welfare benefits appeals
  • Drafts necessary forms for applications to court for Deputyship Orders, Lasting Powers of Attorney, welfare benefits appeals, and insurance policies
  • General administration, including filing, supporting internal processes and supporting the team\'s partners, including message taking, diary arrangements, travel planning and supporting business development activities
  • Contributes to department activities, such as business development initiatives (e.g., drafting articles/presentations and attendance at business development events) and internal know-how/training sessions
  • Undertakes other ad hoc duties as required by the team

YOU WILL NEED A 2:1 LAW DEGREEE AND LPC

Reference:
ISW20
Location:
City of London, London
Salary:
£34500.00 - 34500.00
Job Type:
Permanent
Date Posted:
21/03/2024
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