Paralegal

Dispute Resolution
£16,000 - £19,000

Job Description

Our client are a well known firm based in Derby, with several other offices in the East Midlands and have an excellent reputation for producing high quality work.
 
They are seeking to recruit a professional Paralegal to join their successful Dispute Resolution department in respect of flight delay cancellation claims.
 
This is a full time, permanent role working between the hours of 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday.

About the role:

The role will involve providing client and solicitor support within the team to attend upon clients, draft legal documents and complete direct case work.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Dealing with airline passenger personal injury claims, representing the interest of airlines.
  • Preparing and drafting correspondence and legal documents.
  • Taking instructions from clients
  • Drafting pleadings
  • Opening and closing of client files
  • Negotiating settlements, where appropriate and instructing Counsel/Agents.
  • General administration duties including, audio typing, filing, preparing bundles etc.

A knowledge of Civil Procedure rules and EC 261/2004 would be an advantage but not essential. 

If you would like any further information about the role, please contact Gemma Evans (Legal Recruitment consultant) at Kirkland Associates or simply click apply to be considered for the role immediately.