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Job Reference No: VAC-20696

Ref No: 4203721

A new vacancy has arisen with a personal injury law firm based in Northamptonshire, but looking for someone to work remotely.
Senior Paralegal role, 3 months, immediate start. Claimant PI work as per below.
“Our Senior Paralegal will be pivotal in the portal settlement process by obtaining, reviewing, and finalising medical evidence on admitted cases to drive lucrative settlements. You will also play a fundamental role in the claims process, handling portal drop-out cases pre-issue. You will be responsible for providing technical expertise enabling key decisions to be made on case progression and key actions to be taken prior to the issuing of proceedings.
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING
o Drive the settlement of admitted cases that sit in the portal
o Obtain medical evidence and review within agreed SLA
o Finalise medical evidence to share with defendant
o Review full details of the claim to make considered offers
o Assess defendant offers, concluding how to proceed
o Draft correspondence to steer the claim to conclusion
o Draft settlement packs to drive strong offers from the other side
o Evaluate drop-outs, concluding how to proceed
o Draft and subsequently handle all pre-action-disclosure applications
o Prepare cases for issue, with subsequent hand-off to the litigation team
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
o Understand PI processes, including medicals valuations and part 36 offers
o Ability to handle a mixed case-load of denied and admitted claims
o Proven ability to handle own case-load, adhering to strict SLAs”

Region: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Areas of Law: Personal Injury
Salary or Hourly Rate: £20 - 25 per hour + estimated
Jonathan Fagan

Jonathan Fagan LLM FIRP is Managing Director of Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment. He has been recruiting solicitors and legal support staff for law firms and in house legal departments for over 17 years and handles roles from junior fee earners through to partners and law firm sales/purchases. A non-practising solicitor on the Roll since 2000, he is also the author of a number of legal career books, which are available at www.legalcareercoaching.co.uk. You can contact Jonathan at cv@ten-percent.co.uk