• Thompsons Solicitors
  • Sheffield, UK
  • 01 Nov, 2020
Full Time Legal

Job Description

Vacancy: Paralegal

Office: Sheffield

Salary: £20,103 - £22,745

Contract: Permanent

Closing date for applicants: Thursday 12 November 2020

Contract: Permanent - Full Time

The Opportunity

Join Thompsons Solicitors and you will discover a law firm unlike any other. As a claimant only firm, we provide professional, high quality legal services to the victims of injury or mistreatment.

As a paralegal working in our National Fast Track Centre you will have the opportunity to manage your own caseload of Fast-Track Portal cases, including Road Traffic Accidents, Employer Liability and Public Liability cases.

The role would suit someone who is highly organised, proactive and is able to work efficiently.

The Role

The main focus of this role is to acquire evidence of injuries and losses on cases where liability has been admitted. Day to day you will be instructing medical experts, compiling medical records, taking witness statements, gathering loss of earnings details and evidence of other financial losses and promptly processing cases. You will receive comprehensive training and ongoing supervision to ensure your success in the role.

About You

We are looking for someone who shares our passion and empathy for securing justice for those who have been mistreated or injured. Knowledge of Personal Injury law and the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) portal is key. You will take a methodical approach to work and will be driven, focussed and hard-working. A keen eye for detail along with outstanding communication and client care skills are also key. An appetite for working within a high performance environment, where you are able to demonstrate stamina, resilience and self-motivation is a must.

How will you be rewarded?

With modern offices and an extensive benefits package (including 23 days annual leave, plus Bank Holidays, contributions to social activities, contributory pension scheme, enhanced maternity and paternity pay to name but a few) on top of a highly competitive salary.

You will also receive opportunities for progression and ongoing development to ensure you grow professionally both in knowledge and skill, setting you apart from other paralegals.

We are also committed to attracting and retaining the best talent, embracing diversity by promoting and sustaining an open, inclusive and supportive working environment.

We believe that attracting talent that reflects the diversity of the communities within which we live and work is a key part of our business, which is why we are an equal opportunities employer...... click apply for full job details