23020.00 GBP Annual
03 Oct 2017
25 Oct 2017
Job Type
Contract Type

Vacancy: Paralegal

Office: Stoke on Trent - NLU

Salary: GBP23,020 - GBP26,372

Closing date for applicants: 16 October 2017

Contract: Permanent

Interview Dates: TBC

About Us

With almost 800 staff and partners across a network of offices nationwide, we are the most experienced trade union, employment rights and claimant personal injury practice in the UK.

We have an enviable reputation for the results we get for our clients and the support, training and career development of our staff, which is reflected in our Investors in People status. We treat our people as we treat our clients - fairly, with honesty and as individuals.

At Thompsons, we expect interest and commitment to the work we do and a desire to do the very best we can for our clients.

Vacancy Overview

Working as part of our successful team, within our National Litigation Unit based in Stoke on Trent, the role of Personal Injury Executive involves carrying out initial case assessments on pre-litigated, fast track, ex portal accident cases for union clients, which include RTA, EL and PL. Responsibilities to be undertaken include obtaining evidence in support of liability, pre action disclosure, obtaining medical evidence, instructing non-medical experts, assessing claim value and attending on clients, witnesses, experts, third parties and defendants.In return, you will have the opportunity to advance your career by working on a diverse portfolio of cases, which will include highly-prestigious and interesting Personal Injury Fast Track cases. You will also receive invaluable training from leading lawyers in the Personal Injury field, offering unrivalled professional growth and development.

What We Offer

As well as a competitive salary we offer an extensive benefits package which includes contributory pension scheme, permanent health insurance, life assurance, 27 days annual leave (in addition to bank holidays), an Employee Assistance Programme, enhanced maternity and paternity pay, annual travel and parking loans, cycle to work scheme, financial assistance for professional development and much more. As an employer we are committed to providing an inclusive and supportive working environment where you can develop your career and achieve your personal best. You will be working for a purpose-driven firm, alongside a team of professionals who take immense pride in providing high quality legal services to the victims of injury and are passionate about protecting the rights of working people.

Further Information

For a full job description and application form please visit our website

Thompsons believes in equality and is an Equal Opportunities employer promoting diversity within the workplace.

No agencies please.