Burnetts is one of the biggest and most progressive law firms in the North of England and we are looking to recruit a Paralegal to join our Medical Negligence and Serious Injury team based at our Newcastle office on a full-time basis. The role will be directly supporting a solicitor in our Newcastle Office with a case load of high value brain injury, spinal cord injury and amputation cases.
Who are we looking for?
The successful candidate will be a law graduate, or have completed CILEX qualification to at least L3. Applications from other candidates who can demonstrate knowledge and experience of assisting with medical negligence, serious injury matters are also welcome. Specific training will be provided as necessary.
The successful candidate will have a proactive, ‘can-do’ attitude to enable them to work closely with a team of legal fee earners on all aspects of this work. The ability to work as part of a team is therefore essential together with excellent communication, organisational and IT skills.
What do we offer?
This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate with the potential of longer-term career advancement in a forward-thinking law firm with a well-established client base. Along with this we will provide you with a competitive salary, pension, 25 days holiday and a Medicash healthcare plan; in addition, we will even give you your birthday off every year too!
Our values of Committed, Accessible, Grounded and Expert, help to engender a culture of providing excellent client service within a caring and supportive internal environment. Please see our website for further information about who we are and what we value at: https://www.burnetts.co.uk/
If this role sounds like the next step in your career then please send a copy of your CV with a covering letter to Kate Sowerby (HR Officer) at email@example.com