Property Risk Paralegal, Birmingham

Job Ref: RTJ275816
Sector (PP or In-house): Private Practice
Practice Areas: Insurance/Reinsurance, Litigation/Arbitration
Date Added: 21 December 2017
  • Birmingham, West Midlands, England, UK & Channel Islands
  • £18,000 - £23,000 per Annum
  • Rachael Travers
  • 0117 917 1870

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An excellent opportunity exists with a leading insurance practice for a Paralegal to join their General Recoveries team, working within Property Risk Solutions.

You will take responsibility for your own case load of predominantly claimant based matters, negotiating quantum and settlement of damages with third parties.

In addition, you will provide support to the team to include general recoveries tasks consisting of predominantly investigatory work on all small claims files with some task based work on fast start and multi-track claims; investigating liability on a variety of general recoveries claims, ranging from escapes of water, flooding, impact and fire damage; carrying out preliminary investigations and evidence gathering and obtaining witness statements.

You will have a minimum of a degree in Law or CILEx qualification and must be able to demonstrate an interest in and basic understanding of general contract and tort; an interest in and willingness to learn insurance property damage law and an interest in and willingness to learn the technical aspects of construction and property investigation.

Furthermore, you will be change oriented, with a positive and flexible approach, IT literate, an effective team player and have an ability to adopt a commercial perspective to claims settlement.

For more information please contact Rachael Travers at Chadwick Nott Legal Recruitment.

rachaeltravers@chadwicknott.co.uk

0117 917 1870

0770 304 6765

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.