Casualty Paralegal, Bristol, £Neg - Clayton Legal

Professional Title
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Para - Para
Areas of Practice
Personal Injury
Bristol Only


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Job Description

Our client, a large and very well established international law firm, is looking to recruit a Paralegal into their Claims Solutions (Casualty) team at their busy Bristol based office.

This role offers the successful candidate a superb opportunity to join a highly regarded firm with a strong international presence. You will have the chance to progress your career alongside noted experts in their respective fields.

You will be:-

• A qualified paralegal or legal executive working within the defendant injury claims team.
• Working in a team of 20 + fee earners who also work on defendant claims. The team is within a wider office that handles a variety of claims and legal issues.
• Required to run a caseload of primarily litigated Employer Liability and Public Liability cases on behalf key insurer clients.
• Working for a mixture of insurer clients and self-Insured companies who instruct directly.
• Asked to assist other colleagues on more complex and higher value cases.
• Supervised by more senior members of the team and you will receive the required level of technical, system and firm specific training to complete the role.
In addition, you will be expected to meet the following criteria:-
• A paralegal / legal executive with a keen interest and proven ability in employer's liability and public liability injury claims.
• At least 1 years' experience in handling defendant claims.
• Be able to build good relationships within the team and also with our commercial/insurer client.
• An awareness of management information, client driven KPI's and their importance to meeting client expectations would be preferable.
• Able to deal confidently and professionally with clients on day to day issues.
• Able to demonstrate a reasonable level of self-sufficiency, combined with an awareness of the boundaries of own competence/authority.
• An ability to adopt a commercial (or pragmatic) perspective rather than an ‘academic’ approach to legal issues.
• Change oriented with a positive, flexible approach towards the implementation of new initiatives.
• Team oriented and collegiate with willingness to share knowledge with and support other members of the team.

If you are interested in applying for this role, then please forward your C.V. to Michael at, or alternatively, call 020 3714 9446 for more information.

Clayton Legal recruits for law firms across the UK. We have a 25 year pedigree, a fantastic client base and unrivalled database of experienced Legal Personnel. We assist in the growth of established Law Firms and work with younger Practices to reach their business goals through talent acquisition. Our dedicated and specialist regional teams work closely with Firms, Solicitors and Legal Personnel.