Paralegal - EL/ PL

Job Description

Salary: £23000

The Department

Our specialist Healthcare team covers all aspects of healthcare and related areas of law and practice, including child law, clinical negligence, clinical governance, consent to treatment, healthcare advisory and mental health. We provide a supportive, proactive service based on a deep understanding of NHS procedures and the social/political background of public healthcare. Our expert team includes doctors and nurses among other health professionals, all with specialist medical knowledge in key areas.

The role

We are able to consider applicants that are based in Manchester in addition to Liverpool:

 

To provide assistance to partners and other senior members of the team with their caseload of mainly post-litigated EL/PL matters on behalf of NHS Resolution and NHS Trusts.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Assist with mainly post-litigated EL/PL matters e.g. drafting documents, instructing counsel, instructing experts, seeking medical records, reviewing records, drafting chronologies, seeking availability, requesting payments, dealing with fixed costs
  • Training will be provided so that, in time, progress will be made to reviewing cases upon allocation and reporting to client and conduct the case thereafter
  • Assist others with their cases and database/MI tasks
  • Undertake secondments as required at Trusts throughout the North West – access to a car and a full driving licence would be preferable
  • In time, there may be a requirement to undertake secondments (usually no more than two weeks per year) at NHS Resolution in London
  • Complete client MI procedures/databases
  • Achieve set financial and chargeable hours targets
  • Ensure relevant deadlines, quality measures and KIPS are adhered to
  • Comply with relevant policies and procedures
  • Work in accordance with Weightmans’ values

This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will be expected to perform other duties and have other responsibilities that fall within the wider remit of the role

About You

  • Post issue Defendant PI experience would be desirable
  • Experience of handling EL/PL claims for NHS Trusts would be preferred but is not essential
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and timescales
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Ability to commute to Trusts throughout the North West
  • Excellent written and organisation skills
  • Excellent time management skills

If you meet our criteria and think this is a job where you could bring enthusiasm and an eagerness to learn, then we look forward to receiving your application.

Why work for us

Weightmans is a Top 45 law firm with offices throughout the UK. Having been recognised as the leading legal employer at the annual Britain's Top Employers awards 2021 and achieved record rankings in Chambers UK.

The independent research showed "Weightmans provides exceptional employee conditions, nurtures and develops talent throughout all levels of the organisation."

We are truly committed to fostering a culture of equality and diversity, where everyone in the firm is respected and recognised on merit for the work that they do.

We strongly encourage applications from people of all ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations and disabilities. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustment at any stage of the application process.

Please feel free to note your preferred pronouns in your application.

Work for a firm where people matter – work for Weightmans.

As well as being immensely proud of the work we carry out for our clients and the culture we provide to our people we offer a wide range of benefits including;

  • 28 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rated for part time)
  • Agile / working from home including provision of home office equipment*
  • Healthcare cover/ Medicash
  • Pension plan
  • Life Insurance 4 x salary
  • Interest free travel loan scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme including counselling, legal and consumer advice service
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted dental scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Offers & discounts
  • Great reward and recognition scheme

 

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