Kennedys Law LLP

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Kennedys Law LLP Cambridge, UK
13 Mar, 2019
Permanent
Our Healthcare Division is looking for an experienced Litigation Assistant based in Cambridge to work on NHS Resolution clinical negligence litigation matters. This is a great opportunity for candidates who have an interest in this area to join a highly reputable Division, ranked in the top tier for Defendant Clinical Negligence in both Chambers and Legal 500.  Team Information: Our defendant only practice based in London, Birmingham and Cambridge advises the NHS Resolution, NHS Trusts, the Medical Protection Society and medical malpractice insurers of private hospitals, clinics and practitioners on clinical negligence claims. We also advise on medical insurance coverage, health law advice, regulatory matters and represent clients at inquests and judicial reviews.  Type of Clients: NHS Healthcare clients, independent hospital groups and practitioners. Type of Cases: A wide range of clinical negligence claims of mainly low to medium value. Requirements: Qualifications:    Essential: Strong Academics (2.1 or higher degree) or equivalent. Experience:   (Type, length, quality, background) Essential: 1-2 years’ paralegal experience*. Good knowledge of clinical negligence litigation process and Civil Procedure Rules. Desirable: Client contact. Strong IT Skills. Fast track claims experience. File management – effective use of diary system/case management system to ensure capture of management information. Skills and Abilities: (Technical, self-management, managing others) Essential: Ability to apply a commercial approach to claims in order to deliver economic solutions. To be proactive and take initiative. Strong communication skills both verbal and written. Ability to manage own time, excellent organisation skills. Strong technical and research skills. Attention to detail.
Kennedys Law LLP Sheffield, UK
27 Feb, 2019
Apprentice
Principal Duties: To undertake file closure and archiving when required. To deal with administrative requirements in relation to files for all members of the team. To deal accurately with filing - storage and retrieval of client files in line with the department's filing system and locating missing files. To use the photocopying equipment to achieve copies of the correct standard in line with the firm's and department's requirements. Faxing and printing e-mailed documents. General administrative and selective tasks The Person – Knowledge, Skills and Experience Essential Ability to communicate at all levels with strong organisational skills Committed, enthusiastic and innovative Flexible and resilient with good problem solving skills Good level of IT literacy Good level of numeracy Willingness, reliability, attention to detail and accuracy Typing skills Desirable Previous experience in a professional services or partnership environment, potentially coming from voluntary or pro-bono work Requirements   Flexible attitude towards working practices and ability to adapt style as required Confident in their own abilities and in their approach Team player To be approachable and responsive to both colleagues and clients To be accountable and straightforward To be professional and courteous in all dealings Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
Kennedys Law LLP Sheffield, UK
27 Feb, 2019
Permanent
Kennedys are on an upwards trajectory and are seeking to recruit a Litigation Assistant to join our Local Authority team. The successful candidate will assist senior members of the team with document management on historic sexual abuse claims and EL/PL claims. The role will involve document collation; document consideration and document drafting, together with other tasks such as attending trials and conferences.  Type of Clients: Insurers Claims handling companies Local authorities and Public Authorities Supply chains Fleets, Retail Companies & Self-insured companies Type of Cases: Employers and Public Liability - Defendant Experience Essential: 1-4 years’ experience of defendant personal injury claims gained within a law firm. Claimant experience will be considered* Instructing experts and taking witness statements. Desirable: Knowledge of the personal injury pre-action protocol. Defendant Employers and Public Liability litigation work.
Kennedys Law LLP Chelmsford, UK
27 Feb, 2019
Permanent
  Two Legal/Litigation Assistant/ Litigation Executive, RTA/Motor, 6-12 months’ experience Litigation Assistant, EL/PL/Disease, Disease, 6-12 months’ experience This is a great opportunity to work on a high quality caseload for a variety of clients on Small –track and Fast-track claims as well as assist on multi-track claims. Team Information: Kennedys Chelmsford office were the winner of the Legal 500 award for Insurance: Firm (Regional) of the year for the South East in 2016 and Kennedys' UK won the British Legal Award for UK Law Firm of the year in 2017. There are a few teams within the Chelmsford office whom handle multiple areas of Personal Injury law. These teams are headed up by the below Partners: Jennifer Harris Jennifer Harris is a partner based in our Chelmsford office. She qualified in England and Wales in 1993. She has significant experience defending liability claims. Jennifer acts for insurers, self-insureds organisations and third party administrators. She personally manages large loss cases including severe injuries such as brain and spinal injury, amputations, vegetative state or altered consciousness, polytrauma, brachial plexus injury, chronic pain and loss of senses. Jennifer’s team handles RTA, EL/PL, Catastrophic & Large Loss and Travel Sickness claims. Tracy Head        Tracy is the Partner Team Leader of the London Liability team. She qualified in England and Wales in 1989 and specialises in defending liability injury matters. Tracy represents insurers and handles employers’, public and product liability matters. She advises on the full range of serious, complex and catastrophic personal injury claims, including stress, bullying, harassment, brain injury, amputations and paralysis. Tracy’s team in Chelmsford handles EL/PL, Catastrophic & Large Loss and Travel Sickness claims. Type of Clients across Chelmsford: Employers’ Liability/Public Liability Insurers Motor insurers Local authorities and London Boroughs TPA/Claims Handlers Self-insured Corporates   Type of Cases across Chelmsford: Employers’, Public and Motor Liability General liability Catastrophic, brain and psychiatric injury Occupational Disease Travel sickness Property recovery Requirements: Qualifications:   Essential: Good Academics. Desirable: LPC graduate or studying towards ILEX qualification. Experience:    Essential: A minimum of 6-12 months* defendant litigation experience preferably within personal injury (claimant experience will be considered). Able to run own caseload with some supervision. Small-track and fast-track claims experience. Experience of arbitration and negotiation. To have had previous client contact and attendance at business development events. Skills and Abilities: Essential: Ability to apply a commercial approach to claims in order to deliver economic solutions. To be proactive and take initiative. Strong communication skills both verbal and written. Ability to manage own time, excellent organisation skills. Strong technical and research skills.
Kennedys Law LLP City of London, London, UK
27 Feb, 2019
Permanent
PRINCIPAL DUTIES: To undertake file closure and archiving when required. To deal with administrative requirements in relation to files for all members of the team. To deal accurately with filing - storage and retrieval of client files in line with the department's filing system and locating missing files. To adopt a proactive approach at all times. Returning files and paper work relating to the return. To contribute to the provision of the teams working practices and systems. To use the photocopying equipment to achieve copies of the correct standard in line with the firm's and department's requirements. Faxing and printing e-mailed documents. General administrative and selective tasks  To ensure the confidentiality and security of all practice and client's documentation and/or information. To operate the Firm’s quality procedures and information security systems as specified in the current edition of the Quality Procedures. To undertake any specific training courses as identified by the HR department. To create and maintain professional relationships with clients and other staff. To operate safely in the work place.  To respond to clients specific requests for information on services and inform clients about available services. To undertake any other duties which from time to time may be allocated. To maintain the high standard of service offered to the Firm's existing clients and to assist in creating and developing the professional reputation of the department and Firm. To be subject to varying degrees of supervision on a day to day basis liaising with the departmental manager and other partners on a regular basis. To work on own initiative. The Person – Knowledge, Skills and Experience    Essential Ability to communicate at all levels with strong organisational skills Committed, enthusiastic and innovative Flexible and resilient with good problem solving skills Good level of IT literacy Good level of numeracy Willingness, reliability, attention to detail and accuracy Typing skills Desirable   Previous experience in a professional services or partnership environment, potentially coming from voluntary or pro-bono work Requirements    Flexible attitude towards working practices and ability to adapt style as required Confident in their own abilities and in their approach Team player To be approachable and responsive to both colleagues and clients To be accountable and straightforward To be professional and courteous in all dealings Self-motivated and enthusiastic.