Paralegal - Property Claims (Bristol)

Job Ref: SBJ275307
Sector (PP or In-house): Private Practice
Practice Areas: Real Estate/Commercial Property, Litigation/Arbitration
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 10 August 2018
  • Bristol, England, UK & Channel Islands
  • £17,000 - £21,000 per Annum
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  • Sarah Boxall
  • 02030964545

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Our client is a full service law firm with offices across the UK and globally. They are currently seeking a paralegal to join their commercial and household recoveries team in Bristol - they offer a competitive salary and benefits and encourage career progression.

Duties will include:

  • General recoveries tasks consisting of predominantly investigatory work on fast and multi-track claims
  • Investigating liability on a variety of general recoveries claims, ranging from escapes of water, flooding, impact and fire damage etc.
  • Handling own case load, including negotiating quantum and settlement of damages with third parties
  • Carrying out preliminary investigations and evidence gathering
  • Obtaining witness statements; contacting relevant parties to obtain salient documents; drafting letters of claim, issuing proceedings, disclosure, instructing Counsel/experts, progressing a file through to Trial.

Requirements:

  • A degree in Law (LLB or equivalent) or Cilex qualification;
  • *Interested in and willing to learn insurance property damage law and the technical aspects of construction and property investigation
  • IT literate, with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office and previous knowledge or experience of a case management system

For further information, please contact Sarah Boxall at Chadwick Nott.

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

Chadwick Nott
09/09/2018 13:18:56
GBP 17000 17000.