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Litigation Paralegal/ Litigator

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  • Location:

    Bristol

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Abbie Lucas

  • Email:

    alucas@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    02921 673 742

  • Job ref:

    BH-26744

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    22 December 2021

  • Start date:

    2021-11-22

Litigation Paralegal / Litigator

Bristol / hybrid

The opportunity


This firm is a highly regarded firm that has offices in Cardiff and Bristol. The firm is considered as one of the most UK’s most innovative and fastest growing firms specialising in all areas of personal injury law including Catastrophic injury cases, Welfare, Trusts, Wills , Court of Protection and probate.

The litigation team is set to expand and so this firm are looking for experienced paralegal’s/ litigators to join their well-established team.

This firm offers a comprehensive induction programme, tailored training programmes, management and leadership training and internal progression opportunities within the team.



As a Litigation paralegal, you will be responsible for:
  • Managing a caseload of files accordance with the instructions of the Team Leader.
  • The number of files will depend on the level of seniority, the complexity of the cases and the value thereof
  • This will consist of a balanced caseload of Small Track and potential for Fast Track post litigation work
  • To work within the Firm’s standard service levels and / or those applicable to particular client accounts
  • To act in the best interests of the client at all times and to achieve an outcome that is in the client’s best interests.
  • To report all potential conflicts of interest to the TM
  • To accurately time record
  • Ensuring that all payments made and received are accurately recorded on the case management system and that the procedures relating to payment of disbursements and damages are followed without exception.
  • Maintaining files
  • Keeping filing and file closures up to date
  • Use the Case Management system properly
  • Proactively managing task list
  • Reporting any complaints to the team manager
  • Reviewing matters once a month  
  • Contacting all clients every 28 days
  • To achieve the set KPIs in terms of income generation, settled cases and litigation rates as may be set and reviewed by the Firm from time to time
  • Committing to own personal development
  • Assisting the team manager in the induction, coaching and development of lesser experienced Litigators

The experience you will bring to the team:

  • Law degree of equivalent qualifications
  • Legal Executive or exposure of RTA claims in either insurer or solicitor environment
  • Litigation experience essential
  • Experience in fast-track claims desirable
  • Credit hire or EL/PL experience desirable
  • In depth knowledge of liability and quantum issues
  • Excellent communication skills (written and telephone)..
  • Demonstrable commercial awareness.
  • Ability to prioritise work to meet tight deadlines
  • Proven time management ability.
  • Demonstrable negotiation skills.
What you will get in return:
  • Competitive salary that is higher than market average
  • Flexible working hours
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Season ticket loans
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Save as your earn
  • Pension Scheme
  • Annual leave 25 days
  • Various discounts
  • And more…


Are you interested in taking the next step in your career?
If you are looking to join a firm who will invest in your personal progression we encourage you to apply by contacting Abbie Lucas on 07458 160 616 or alternatively send your CV to alucas@yolkrecruitment.com.

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.