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Current Available Positions

Personal Injury Paralegal/ Part Qualified Legal Executive

Administrative Assistance Role

Due to the number of responses we receive, unfortunately, we are not able to give feedback to individuals.  If you have not heard back within 3 weeks please assume that you have not been successful in your application.

Personal Injury Paralegal/ Part Qualified Legal Executive

We are seeking a fee earner with experience of handling a mixed caseload of mainly portal employers’ liability and public liability cases (together with a small amount of road traffic cases) plus some Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority cases.

You will be working in a fast-paced environment dealing with your own caseload. The successful candidate will be confident in dealing with cases within the portal and those which drop out of the portal and will have used stages 1,2 and 3 of the MOJ process together with experience in preparing infant approval hearings.

We are a supportive, ambitious firm and we offer excellent potential for career progression for the right candidate.

The successful candidate

  • Paralegal or equivalent fee earner
  • At least 12+ months experience handling your own caseload of Claimant personal injury cases
  • Must have handled a mixed caseload (candidates with only RTA experience will not be considered)
  • Commercially aware
  • Willing to take part in business development and marketing initiatives
  • Experience with the Proclaim case management system (advantage, but not essential as full training will be provided)

Benefits Include:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Private health insurance (after 6 months’ service)
  • Volunteering day – One paid day of volunteering every year for a charity/local cause of your choice
  • Hybrid office and home working arrangement
  • Free fresh fruit delivered fortnightly
  • Employer funded staff social events
  • Perkbox
  • Flexible working
  • Birthday day off

Salary: £24,000 – £26,000 dependent upon experience

How to apply:

Email your CV and a covering letter stating how your skills and experience fit the requirements of the role to recruitment@cohencramer.co.uk

 

Administrative Assistance Role

An opportunity has arisen for a Full-Time Administration Assistant in the Central Services department of a busy but friendly law firm based in Leeds City Centre to assist in the smooth running of the office.  Standard hours would be 37.5 hours weekly (Monday to Friday, 8.30am-5.00pm).  Salary: TBC dependent upon experience but could suit school/college leaver.

Training will be given in all areas and duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing incoming and outgoing post
  • Sending and distribution of faxes/emails
  • Assisting with Boardroom bookings/parking bookings
  • Assisting reception with preparation of meeting rooms, general housekeeping and any travel bookings.
  • Photocopying, and scanning for legal teams preparing for trials etc
  • Monitoring and ordering stationery/refreshment supplies for the firm
  • Archive Filing (liaising with our off-site storage facility)
  • Assistance with general facilities management
  • Hand deliveries locally

Benefits Include:

  • Access to Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • Participation in Company Medical Insurance Scheme after 6 months
  • 25 Days Holiday per annum plus Bank Holidays + Birthday day off
  • Bonus scheme (after qualifying period)
  • Perkbox Employee Benefit scheme

Candidates are required to be proficient in:

  • Time Management and teamwork
  • Good communication and customer care
  • Computer literacy /keyboard skills (Word/Excel preferred)
  • Microsoft Outlook

Expected start date: Mid-late July.

To apply, email your CV and a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role to recruitment@cohencramer.co.uk.