Oakwood Solicitors Ltd
  • Roundhay, Leeds, UK

Here at Oakwood Solicitors, we are not your average law firm - our team delivers a service which caters to the client's. From assessing the client's through to completion, our staff have not only the knowledge and expertise, but also the compassion and understanding to put the client at ease throughout the process.

Established in 2001, Oakwood Solicitors has steadily grown from a local solicitor specialising in personal injury claims, to a multi-service law firm based in the heart of Oakwood, North Leeds.

Local Law Firm based in the heart of Oakwood. We are proud to be part of the Oakwood community. To demonstrate this, we host regular fundraisers and events for local charities, including St. Gemma’s Hospice and Leeds and Wakefield’s RSPCA branch, amongst hosts of others.

Legal specialists in areas of law including, Employment, Conveyancing, Personal Injury, Company and Commercial, Wills and Probate, Commercial Property, Debt Recovery, Litigation and Dispute Resolution and Medical Negligence.

16 Aug, 2019
£17,000 - £20,000 yearly
Job Title: Paralegal within the Employers Liability Department  Reporting to: Head of the EL Department Department: EL/PL Department Key Tasks (not an exhaustive list) Dealing with new enquiries and vetting claims Building up their own case load and running the claims from start to finish Assisting other fee earners whilst case load is being build up Drafting letters of claim/claims notification forms Resolving liability Requesting medical records Arranging medical examinations and reviewing incoming reports Valuing claims Liaising with third party insurers/solicitors Negotiating settlements Undertaking fee earning work and providing a profitable contribution to the EL Department. Key Knowledge Essential A basic understanding of personal injury litigation. EL/PL experience is essential Experience Paralegal with at least 1-2 years’ personal injury experience handing claims Experience to include reviewing records, medical reports and drafting CNFs Desirable Experience of using case management systems and time recording (ideally Proclaim). Litigation experience   Key Competencies Good attention to detail. Excellent client care Excellent communication and literacy skills. Flexible attitude to work. Excellent organisational skills.
Oakwood Solicitors Ltd Roundhay, Leeds, UK Full time