Paralegal/Litigation Assistant

Job Description

Litigation Assistant/Paralegal

*Remote Working Available*

Due to development and growth within the team, we are now looking for a Litigation Assistant/Paralegal to join our experienced team based in our Chelmsford office or remote/hybrid. The ideal candidate will have experience handling a full RTA caseload consisting of a mix of small claims and fast-track matters.

Primary Responsibilities:

· Running own caseload of RTA matters

· Public Sector and blue light claims

· Manage a mixed caseload of litigated claims whether Small Claims and Fast Track.

· Ensure relevant deadlines, SLAs, quality measures and KPI's are met.

· Being instrumental in the growth and development of the team and its business to include networking, business development, delivering seminars and publications

· Supporting and supervising junior members of the team

· Meeting chargeable hours and financials targets set each year

· Engaging with clients and building the client portfolio

Essential Skills:

· Litigation Assistant/Paralegal with RTA Experience, Credit hire knowledge

· Defendant experience preferred, however this is not essential

· Proficient computer skills, ideally in MS Office

· Ability to prioritise workloads

· Attention to detail, accuracy and effective organisational skills

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Strong problem solving skills

· Effective time-management skills

· Ability to handle sensitive information with the highest degree of integrity and confidentiality

· Adherence to File Management best practices

· Self-motivated

· Highly adaptable and able to use initiative

Why Gallagher Bassett?

As the premier multiline claims services provider in the world we help people, companies and organisations around the globe improve their claims experience. Gallagher Bassett are a Third Party Administrator, providing claims and risk management services on behalf of our clients within the Commercial and Local Authority Sectors.

We have a number of departments within Gallagher Bassett, enabling you to progress your career in whichever direction you desire.

At Gallagher Bassett, we are proud of our company values; we value our people as our most important asset. We invest substantially in training and provide long-term career opportunities, to ensure that our employees are equipped with the knowledge and skills to perform at their best.

By joining Gallagher Bassett, you are joining a global organisation who will present opportunities that not only enable our company to remain an industry leader but also provide employees with limitless possibilities for success and personal growth.

What can Gallagher Bassett offer you?

· Fully funded Qualifications, and Learning and Development Courses

· 25 Days Annual Leave, Plus Bank Holidays

· Pension Package

· Subsidised Gym Membership

· Life Assurance

· Group Income Protection

· Season Ticket Loans

· Gallagher Benefits Choice Portal

· Employee Stock Purchase Plan

· Private Medical Insurance

Do you feel you meet the criteria for the position of Litigation Assistant/Paralegal? If so, we encourage you to apply today.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Should you be successful, you will be subject to a variety of checks including: a basic DBS disclosure and references.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Free flu jabs
  • Gym membership
  • Private medical insurance
  • Referral programme
  • Transport links
  • Work from home


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Work Location: Remote

Reference ID: 103249

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