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Paralegal – Insurance Services


Full Time

Competitive

A Paralegal is required to join the Subrogated Recovery team based at a client site in Manchester city centre. The successful candidate will deal with commercial property claims in order to establish liability and recover our client’s outlay. We are ideally seeking applications from candidates with legal education and experience of working on the telephone. Experience of dealing with litigated Claimant RTA claims would also be preferred.

We will consider candidates with experience of working in house with an insurer or from private practice. Candidates will have the ability to work well within a team, be confident working on their own caseload and liaising closely with more senior fee earners, and have strong organisational skills.

 Main Duties:

  • Action all cases in line with practice group/client service standards and protocols ensuring the monitoring and completion of MI as required;
  • To deal with technical aspects of the case, under the supervision of the sub-team leader.
  • To ensure that targets are met.
  • Use of the case management system and / or use of standard documentation wherever appropriate;
  • Utilise negotiation and communication skills to proactively settle cases whilst further developing legal technical knowledge;
  • Analyse risk and utilise commercial knowledge to develop sound judgement in order to justify decisions in the management of cases;
  • Prioritise and organise work efficiently and effectively to ensure client service level agreements and deadlines are met;
  • Work flexibly in adjusting to changes in priority of workload as dictated by line managers;
  • Interpret financial information to monitor your own performance against agreed targets ensuring there’s an ability to explain any differential;
  • To ensure client care in all cases.
  • Record all time accurately.
  • Partake in any other duties that are deemed necessary to support the DWF business as and when required.
  • To follow all the Firm’s policies and procedures.
  • To ensure confidentiality is maintained at all times

If you are looking to develop and grow your professional expertise and enhance your career in a legal business that isn’t afraid to challenge the norm and go beyond expectations … then apply!

To find out more about DWF and how we can help shape your career please visit our website at https://www.dwf.law/join-us/

We want you to feel valued and rewarded by your time at DWF. We understand the importance of offering you a reward package that goes beyond simply salary. That’s why, when you join DWF, you’ll be given a choice. You can pick from a range of benefits, allowing you to build a package that suits your needs and lifestyle, as well as those of your family. In addition to our standard benefits (medical insurance, life insurance, pension and 25 days annual leave), we offer flexible benefits which include season ticket loans, holiday buy / sell scheme, gym memberships, health assessments, cycle to work, retail vouchers and dining cards. We are also happy to discuss flexible working patterns.

 

About DWF      

DWF is an award-winning legal business with a strong reputation for excellent client service and effective operational management. There are now over 2,700 people in the DWF Group, based in 25 key locations across the globe.

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at DWF

Nurturing talent is very important to us.  We are committed to equal opportunities in all areas of work and business.  We want people to achieve their best, which will positively impact on our clients and communities in which we live and work.  At DWF we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.

Disability Support

We will make reasonable adjustments to help you perform at your best. Please contact the DWF Recruitment team and tell us what adjustments you need either to submit an application for a vacancy, or if you require any reasonable adjustment should you be invited to interview. We are committed to an ongoing programme of improvements to provide access to all.

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