Our client is looking for an EL/PL Paralegal to joining their Wirral based firm on a 12 month fixed term contract.

Duties will include, but not be limited to:
• Undertaking some degree of investigation i.e. on the internet, by telephone
• Preparing disclosure lists
• Drafting witness statements
• Completing court documents such as Allocation questionnaires, Listing questionnaires, Witness summons
• Drafting reports, update letters to clients
• Discussing files and taking instructions from clients over the telephone
• Liaising with various internal departments
• Liaising with witnesses, experts, investigators etc
• Liaising with claimant solicitors and the court in writing and by telephone
• Instructing and liaising with external Counsel
• Drafting court applications, consent orders etc
• Reviewing and assessing evidence, medical records etc
• Researching law, quantum and procedure
• Attending trials with Counsel

Candidate Requirements
• A good working knowledge of CPR and relevant case law
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills
• Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise own workload and meet deadlines
• Adheres to guidelines and procedures
• A proactive attitude to work
• IT skills in particular Word, Excel, Outlook

For more information on this role, please contact stephanie@acs-recruitment.co.uk