• Location: Taunton
  • Reference Number: LSW2960

Legal Southwest

We are seeking a Trainee Personal Injury Case Handler for this firm based in Taunton. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading South West Specialist Personal Injury firm expanding due to continued success and demand. A competitive salary and benefits package is being offered.

Full training and development will be provided. Following a period of training, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing their own caseload of Fast Track claims.

Job Description

  • Managing own caseload of primarily fast track cases
  • Pursuing claims through MOJ portal and personal injury protocol to settlement or issue of proceedings, making full use of our case management system
  • Potential for pursuing claims in litigation to Trial, dependent on experience
  • To comply with the Directors expectations of time recording and financial targets
  • To work within a team environment
  • Communicating with clients, insurers, expert witnesses and solicitors
  • Reporting to team supervisor
  • Potential for career development
  • CILEx support available

Person Specification

  • Committed to a career in Personal Injury law
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to use own initiative and work to strict deadlines
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly efficient and organised
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Compassion and empathy
  • Desirable
  • A Level or degree in Law and/or pursuing CILEx qualification
  • Previous claimant personal injury case handling experience
  • MOJ Portal experience
  • Knowledge of the CPR and litigation procedures
  • Good tactical understanding of working in fixed fee environment

This role would suit a paralegal who has worked within Personal Injury or a Law Graduate keen to pursue a career within Personal Injury.

Please get in touch if you would like more information about this role or send us your CV via the form below.

Legal Southwest will never, without exception, send out your CV without your prior knowledge or consent so please be assured that we treat every application with the utmost confidentiality.

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