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Litigation Paralegal

Litigation Paralegal

  • Location

    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

  • Sector:

    Administration & Business Professionals

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Claire Gregory

  • Contact email:

    claire.gregory@cherryprofessional.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH12406_1537882312

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2018-10-23

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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LITIGATION PARALEGAL - Cherry Professional are currently recruiting for a Litigation Paralegal to join their clients Legal team. Reporting into the Head of Litigation you will manage a case load of both pre-litigation claims and court claims, taking instructions from internal clients and engaging with external counsel where required.

Role summary:

As a litigation paralegal you will be part of a small team that handles consumer related disputes. You will handle your own caseload, with support from senior members of the team.

Your role will include: tracking claims progression, responding to customers or their representatives, complying with the court timetable on litigated claims, drafting court documents and engaging with the wider business to obtain the necessary information about claims, advise and receive instructions.

Key Responsibilities:

Handle a caseload of consumer credit litigation, principally in relation to payment protection insurance (both pre-litigation and litigated claims)

Record incoming claims and track process, ensuring that claims are appropriately managed

Work closely with relevant areas of the business to investigate claims and take instructions

Skills and Experience:

Experience of handling litigated claims in a private practice or in-house legal team (experience of consumer credit law is preferred but not essential)

Strong organisational skills, with the ability to use Excel to manage large amounts of information

Strong drafting skills, both with respect to correspondence and formal court documents

Able to learn new subject matter quickly

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple tasks effectively

Other roles that you may have applied for include: Paralegal, Legal Assistant, Litigation

Cherry Professional are advertising this role on behalf of their client.