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Paralegal

TLW is looking for an experienced paralegal to work within our financial mis-selling team. This will involve exposure to both litigation and ADR.

Key Job Details

  • Closing date: 31/07/2021
  • Positions available: Multiple
  • Salary: Dependant on experience
  • Working hours: Full-time - 35 hours per week
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Contracted hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Job description

TLW is looking for an experienced paralegal to work within our financial mis-selling team. This will involve exposure to both litigation and ADR.

We are looking for someone who is thorough with an eye for detail and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will also be commercially aware and open to learning new areas of law in a firm that continue to diversify, as and when opportunities present themselves.

The successful candidate must be able to research and analyse the relevant case law. They must have experience of managing their own workload and be able to work both alone and in a team, assisting other members of the team where necessary.

Responsibilities and Duties

Duties will include:-

  • Taking detailed statements from clientsand prospective clients.
  • Evidence gathering to support the claim.
  • Analysing documents.
  • Collecting and reviewing financial information, including accounts.
  • Working to deadlines and associated tasks.
  • Communicating appropriate advice to clients.
  • Researching and keeping up to date on case law, the CPR and pre-action protocol and FOS decisions.
  • Communicating and negotiating with finance providers and defendant solicitors.

Qualifications and Skills

The ideal candidate should possess:-

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with first-class client care skills;
  • The ability to work effectively within a team and on their own initiative;
  • Resilience;
  • IT literacy;
  • Time management and organisational skills, including the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines;
  • Analytical skills, including the ability to understand and assimilate data quickly;

Benefits

TLW Solicitors are a friendly, forward-thinking, successful firm of solicitors. At TLW we specialise in all aspects of personal injury law, including road traffic accidents, accidents in the workplace, as well as professional negligence and financial mis-selling/consumer law.

We are committed to providing an open and consultative working environment where we strive to share knowledge and experience and actively encourage team interaction and development.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity in our recruitment practices and will not discriminate on the basis of age, marriage and civil partnership, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief, sex, gender reassignment or pregnancy and maternity.