We are recruiting for a Paralegal for the health department of our clients firm in Liverpool.

Successful candidate will have a caseload of varied EL and PL litigated claims.

Duties may include but are not limited to:
• Advising upon liability and quantum on NHS LA litigated claims
• Drafting witness statements
• Drafting reports
• Preparing pleadings including Defences and Counter Schedules
• Assessing quantum
• Negotiating settlement of claims
• Dealing with costs issues

Candidate Requirements
• Defendant experience essential
• The ability to work independently in addition to as part of a team
• Ability to deliver technically accurate and appropriate advice to clients
• Ability to work to deadlines and run an effective diary system
• Adheres to guidelines and procedures
• Demonstrates understanding of client needs/expectations
• Ability to interact and communicate with clients and keep them up-to-date
• Excellent communication skills
• Ability to influence and negotiate
• Shows commercial awareness in understanding of the market and sector

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