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Job Title:        Medical Negligence Paralegal
Location:       Whitstable, Kent
Duration:       Permanent
Salary:           Competitive

Fairweathers Solicitors LLP is looking to recruit a long-term Paralegal within their highly successful Medical Negligence Department.

The right candidate is likely to be a law graduate.

He or she will need to be hard working, highly motivated, empathetic, have exemplary client care skills and possess a keen interest in medicine and /or this area of the law.

Ideally you might already have some experience within the legal or medical fields.

Other requirements include strong IT skills, the ability to communicate well with a variety of people and excellent organisational skills.

Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for working within and supporting the Department including undertaking delegated work on senior fee earners’ Clinical Negligence files.

Your duties (after full training) will include:-:

  • taking new client details, conducting research and presenting cases to weekly meetings of the medical negligence team;
  • attending new client meetings and setting up funding agreements;
  • securing, sorting and reviewing medical records
  • maintaining registers of approved experts and counsel
  • monitoring and reporting on case outcome
  • assisting senior fee earners variously on high value cases, including those of maximum severity
  • developing, in time, with training, own caseload of lower value cases, fully supervised

To apply for this position please send a CV and covering letter via post or email to Kate Virica using the details below:

katev@fairweather-solicitors.co.uk

Kate Virica
Fairweathers Solicitors LLP
9-10 Boorman Way
Estuary View Business Park
Whitstable, Kent
CT5 3SE

The closing date for applications is 1st September 2015.

No Agencies please.