Paralegal

Recruiter
Taskmaster Resources Limited
Location
Leeds
Salary
£25k pa
Posted
02 Dec 2016
Job Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
TM Resourcing are recruiting for a Paralegal on behalf of their client based in Leeds.

Our client is a recognised leading specialist in volume legal services and the addition of a Paralegal is required to join their growing team.

Day to day responsibilities will include:

- Handling a shared high volume caseload of non-contested and contested litigation matters;

- Progressing County Court actions from the point of issue through to enforcement;

- Handling any written or verbal communications from customers, clients, Court and third parties;

- Carrying out mediation hearings;

- File reviews and decision making on cases throughout the litigation cycle in line with internal and external service level agreements;

- Liaising with clients to obtain supporting documentation for a defended claim;

- Providing support to Legal Executives and Solicitors on contested matters as directed by the Litigation Team Manager.

Key requirements:

- Law degree or 12 months + experience in volume litigation;

- CILEX level 3 achieved

- Sound technical knowledge of the small claims court process;

- Ability to identify and achieve solutions to problems and disputes;

- Strong team player

Salary + Benefits

An excellent employment package of:

£25,000 basic salary

25 days holiday plus bank holidays

Career progression opportunities

Contributory pension

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