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Paralegal / Litigation Executive

Ref: NES - JB - PLE
Permanent
Full Time
Location: Rochdale
Hours: TBC


Northern Employment Services Ltd

If you are looking to work more locally, and for a well-established legal company, then we are currently assisting our client to recruit for an experienced paralegal/ litigation executive.

Please send your CV to Julie Butterworth.

The main role is to assist in with fast track PI work working alongside a Head of Department.

The successful candidate will be able to provide assistance during all phases of the litigation process under supervision.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for own case load of 150 mixed PI files
  • Handling new enquiries, conducting interviews, case assessments, ongoing caseload, and internal cross referrals.
  • Drafting pleadings/ motions/ documents and filing them with the court, dealing with clients and third parties
  • Performing admin duties (calendar hearings and deadlines, organise case files etc.)
  • Experience of submitting  cases to the Portal, From Stage 1 through to Stage 3
  • Good knowledge of the CPR
  • Some experience or willingness to do post litigation work under supervision
  • Meet financial targets set.
  • Pro-actively manage and report on billing for monthly management meetings and when required
  • Dealing with post completion and archiving

Personal Qualities Required

  • Self-sufficient
  • Target driven and motivated
  • Ability to manage and meet deadlines
  • Team player who can work within the PI team and personality fits with the wider office
  • Supervision: can work under supervision and knows when to ask for help. Works with Head of Department to establish a supervision process and is clear on risk management procedure.

 

Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted, many thanks for our application. 


Contact: Julie Butterworth
Northern Employment Services Ltd
Townhead Court
148 Yorkshire Street
Rochdale
OL16 1LD
01706 869444

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