Paralegal - Sheffield

Location: Sheffield
Duration: Permanent
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Role: Paralegal

Location: Sheffield

Salary: National Minimum Wage

Multitask Personnel are recruiting for Paralegals to work for a well-established law firm based in Sheffield the 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 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
  • Prepare the files for progression to Letter of Claim stage
  • Providing calls out of business hour when necessary

Attributes & Competencies 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

Desirable

  • Graduate Diploma/Degree in field relevant to Legal Services
  • Previous experience of use of Proclaim Case Management Software
  • Knowledge of the Limitation Act 1980
  • Knowledge of GDPR and Data Protection

Company Offers

  • 37.5 hours per week with 1 hour lunch
  • Monday - Friday
  • Progression offered

For more information please give Kim a call on 07590357953 or send your CV through to k.earl@multitaskpersonnel.co.uk

 

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