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Solicitor/Legal Exec/Paralegal (1232)

The Role

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Solicitor, Legal Executive or Paralegal in our Fast Track department in our Sheffield office. Ideally we are looking for significant EL/PL Litigation experience. This is a superb opportunity for an ambitious and hard-working individual to progress within the UK’s leading Personal Injury firm.

Working within the Litigation team in the Fast Track department you will have your own caseload to manage, taking instructions from clients and giving legal advice including obtaining evidence and, where appropriate, litigation to achieve appropriate resolutions for the clients.

As an experienced team member you will play an integral role in the team, working on your own case load to deliver an outstanding client experience and to progress the litigation. You will be responsible for ensuring that client queries are dealt with quickly, efficiently and with empathy, taking appropriate actions where necessary.

To be successful in this role you must;

  • Have significant EL/PL litigation experience to be able to manage your own caseload.
  • Be organised and have the ability to work quickly and accurately in a growing and demanding area of the business to meet personal targets.
  • Be proactive and able to work independently and as part of a team to deliver the best outcomes for our clients.
  • Be able to produce high quality written work.
  • Have excellent client care and inter-personal skills, operating with integrity and showing empathy and intuition.
  • Be comfortable using new IT systems.

If you are an experienced, dynamic and self-motivated individual who thrives in a busy, team environment, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Why join the team at Irwin Mitchell?

We are one of the UKs leading full service law firms, working across all major areas of law from high value Personal Injury cases to landmark divorce cases. Our Fast Track Personal Injury team is a vital part of ensuring the success of the Business.

We promote a friendly working environment where we value your wellbeing. We will make sure that you have the support you need to thrive, both professionally and personally. We encourage everyone to have a healthy work/life balance, and we offer flexible working across the Firm for those that want it. We also have a dress for your day policy, which means that if you are not in meetings that day, there is no need to suit up if you don’t want to.

In everything we do, we want to make everyone feel welcome. Our working groups across the company mean that everyone has a voice, no matter what their age, gender, or sexuality.

We also have a strong benefits package including:

  • Annual Bonus Scheme
  • 25 Days Holiday (+ bank holidays and an option to buy additional holiday)
  • Westfield Health Cash Plan
  • Flexible Working
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Full benefit details can be found here

 Interested?

Please apply below if you are interested. If you would like any further information, please contact a member of the recruitment team on 0800 1500 100.

The Benefits

In addition to your basic salary we have a competitive benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, discounted gym memberships and season ticket loans.

Additional Information

As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

The background checks made will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks ­with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.

Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.


 
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Location
Sheffield
Riverside East, 2 Millsands, Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom, S3 8DT
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  • Business Area:
    Personal Legal Services
  • Team:
    Litigation (Fast-Track)
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
  • Vacancy Type:
    Permanent
  • :
    Sheffield
  • Salary:
    Competitive
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