Paralegal

Location: Sheffield
Duration: Permanent
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Multitask Personnel are recruiting for a Commercial Litigation Paralegal to work for a well-established law firm based in Sheffield The Commercial Litigation Paralegal is responsible for the collection and recording of initial witness evidence to support the Client’s Claim:

Primary Duties

  • Inputting Questionnaire details in the Client’s draft Witness Statement
  • Conducting a review of the Client’s file prior to Witness Statement Appointments
  • Conducting a detailed telephone appointment with the Client to obtain further details to draft the Witness Statement
  • Drafting the Client’s Witness Statement
  • Corresponding with the Client in respect of their Witness Statement
  • Engaging with the Client for approval of the Witness Statement Actioning any necessary amendments in respect of the Witness Statement
  • Record receipt of the Client’s Guarantee Paperwork and Special Documents
  • Engaging with the Client to chase for information and engagement where required
  • All necessary calls and correspondence to support and prepare the Client’s Witness Statement and review and prepare the file for progression to Letter of Claim stage
  • Date of knowledge calls
  • Printing and post for the team (when in the office)
  • Providing calls out of business hour when necessary

Attributes & Competencies Required

Required

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills to interact confidently with both staff and members of the public

· English GCSE (grade 9-1, A-C or Key Skills Level 2 or equivalent)

  • Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft applications
  • Proven ability to plan, manage and prioritise workloads
  • Must be a team player with a flexible approach to working as some evening and weekend work might be required to meet the Client’s needs
  • Capability to undertake all assignments in a timely manner

Desirable

· Graduate Diploma/Degree in field relevant to Legal Services

· Previous experience of use of Proclaim Case Management Software

  • Previous administrative experience including excellent client care skills across different platforms, including telephone, email and written correspondence
  • Knowledge of the Limitation Act 1980
  • Knowledge of GDPR and Data Protection

Salary: £16,500.00 per year

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

 

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