• DAC Beachcroft LLP
  • Manchester, UK
  • 13 May, 2019
Permanent Paralegal

Job Description

Job Introduction

We are looking to strengthen our Clinical Risk team in Manchester and currently we have an opportunity for a Paralegal with experience in this field. This role presents an excellent opportunity for ambitious and commercially minded individual to join a progressive and highly specialised team.

Role Responsibility

• Assisting fee earners in handling a challenging caseload of pre-lit and litigated  defendant clinical negligence claims on behalf of the leading NHS Resolution and leading independent healthcare providers. This will involve drafting correspondence; reviewing medical records and preparing chronologies; drafting lists of Documents and arranging conferences.  
• Dependent upon the level of experience and skills demonstrated further responsibilities may include the preparation of letters of instruction to experts and Applications to Court. 
• Adhering closely to client protocol and process, using our bespoke case management system. 
• Making an appropriate contribution to non fee-earning activity e.g. file management; billing, credit control, research and preparation of presentations

The Ideal Candidate

• Paralegals with clinical negligence experience 
• Paralegals with experience in defendant personal injury or claimant clinical negligence will also be considered 
• Strong technical skill and an ability to understand and work through complex issues. 
• A demonstrable ability to adopt a commercial perspective rather than an ‘academic’ approach to legal issues and to be highly client- focused. 
• Ability to deal confidently and professionally with clients on day to day issues building up strong relationships.


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