Litigation Assistant - 12 month fixed term contract

Job Ref: SBJ273708
Sector (PP or In-house): Private Practice
Practice Areas: Clinical Negligence, Personal Injury
Date Added: 05 December 2017
  • Bristol, England, UK & Channel Islands
  • £24,000 - £28,000 per Annum
  • Sarah Boxall
  • 02030964545

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Our client is a highly respected legal practice with over 1000 staff in a network of offices nationwide. They are ranked in the Chambers Guide and in the Legal 500 and are currently recruiting for a Litigation Assistant (Clinical Negligence/Serious Injuries) to join their office in Bristol. This is a 12 month fixed term contract paying between £24,000 & £28,000 depending on experience.

In this role, you will manage a caseload which may include portal disease cases or low value non-complex non-portal FT cases. You will also assist other members of the Unit with specific tasks such as liability investigations, sorting, paginating and reviewing medical records, instructing experts and Counsel, attending on clients, witnesses, experts and Counsel, undertaking legal research, preparing and reviewing disclosure, attending court, etc.

Interested candidates should have knowledge of PI law including Pre-Action Protocols, CPR and funding and a law degree or GDL. Proficiency in operating a case management system is essential together with knowledge of Word and Excel to a high standard. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively is essential. Experience of client contact, either in person or by telephone is required.

For more information, please contact Sarah Boxall @ Chadwick Nott.

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