We are currently recruiting for an ambitious, career focussed paralegal or litigation executive to join our top performing, industrial disease team that specialise in exposure cases and challenging claims.
This presents an exciting opportunity for a talented individual who is keen to develop their career dealing with multi-track, complex cases issued in the High Court with an emphasis on asbestos related diseases such as Mesothelioma.
You will also have the opportunity to conduct with support some fast track litigated industrial disease cases.
Client service is at the heart of Slater and Gordon and we take pride in the impressive headlines we generate, demonstrating our range of work and the relentless pursuit of justice by our Solicitors.
If you have got the talent, ambition and focus and are looking for a stimulating and rewarding career we would love to hear from you.
Responsibilities to include :
Assisting senior lawyers with complex industrial disease cases
Running a small fast track caseload
dealing with disclosure including but not limited to applying for and analysing medical records
Preparing court bundles
Updating the case management system
Interviewing witnesses and drafting witness statements
Attending client meetings
Attending conferences and Court to sit behind Counsel
Drafting pleadings, interlocutory applications, directions questionnaires
About You :
You should also possess previous experience gained at a law firm and exposure to assisting with litigated files
You will have a passion for providing empathetic and exemplary client care and possess a keen interest in Personal Injury
The ability to effectively communicate with a variety of people both verbally as well as in writing is also integral to this role as are strong IT skills
Please also note that we are proud to say that ours are busy teams and so you will need to be able to work effectively in a fast paced environment by prioritising your work to meet competing deadlines
What we offer in return :