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Paralegal - Professional Negligence

Location
Manchester, Lancashire
Salary
£20,000 to £25,000
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
8 Sep 2022

Paralegal - Professional Negligence

My client, a top tier International law firm is looking for a Paralegal to join its team specialising in professional claims work based in Manchester city centre.

Role Overview

The role is a very hands-on position, and the successful candidate will following training and under supervision be predominantly running their own caseload of legal pre litigated and litigated multi-track claims (above £25,000) as well as assisting on all disputes that this team is instructed on, on behalf of our clients, including but not limited to:

  • Defending professional negligence lender claims brought by lenders against surveyor client relating to alleged overvaluations of residential properties
  • Defending a book of circa 400 litigated claims against installers of retro- fit cavity wall insulation alleging breach of contract and negligence
  • Working on a solicitors' delegated authority scheme defending claims initiated pre action against solicitors across the UK
  • Claims handling an SME book of claims brought against IT professionals as well as those practising in the media and broader technology field

Candidate ProfileThe firm is seeking a solicitor who is academically strong and:

  • This role would be well suited to Paralegals with 12+ months experience in for defending claims brought against surveyors, solicitors, construction professionals and or emerging professionals
  • Alternatively, candidates working within a commercial insurance and or litigation team and or with genuine litigation disputes experience
  • This role requires an LLB qualification with a 2:1 achieved as a minimum.
  • Ability to work as apart of a fast paced and dynamic team.

What's on offer?

On offer with this opportunity is:

  • Chance to join a top UK law firm with international reach.
  • Good quality work and the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge in this area of work.
  • Significant client contact.
  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits scheme.

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To be considered for this Paralegal role based in Manchester city centre please get in touch with a recent CV as soon as possible.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 707318498-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Anakin Seal Legal
    Anakin Seal Legal
  • Location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent