Litigation Legal Executive
Due to continued growth of the firm we are looking for a legal executive to join our expanding team.
We would be delighted to meet executives who have experience in Medical Negligence however, experience in general litigation is suitable for this role. We are looking for somebody who enjoys working as part of a team. As we are a predominately a Medical Negligence firm, it is essential that the candidate understands the need for empathy as they will be working with clients with sensitive medical conditions and life changing injures.
There is the genuine prospect of career progression in a growing firm.
Probationary period of 6 months will apply.
Salary commensurate with experience.
23 days holidays (3 to be kept for Christmas break)
Undertaking court clerk duties, preparing, stamping and filing of courts forms and proceedings;
Preparing for and attending Trials, Mediation and settlement meetings with Partners and Senior Associates
Preparing briefs to go to counsel and drafting legal documents;
Amending documents, letters and emails;
Photocopying, scanning and filing;
Filing - keeping hardcopy file up to date and in order to mirror Evolve file.
Post management; scanning to corresponding file and physical matching of post to file;
Any other duties which may be required to ensure office efficiency.
Excellent computer skills including Word and Outlook;
Excellent typing speeds with attention to detail essential;
Experience with case management software and diary management;
Strong written and oral communication skills;
Excellent organisational skills.