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Paralegal - Military

Hugh James
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Our team of expert military solicitors is known as much for its tenacity as its expertise in military service legal matters.
Based in Cardiff and London, the team help military service personnel who need to bring a claim against the MoD due to their failure to adequately protect from illness or avoidable injury. The team advise on a full range of areas, including military deafness and cold and heat injuries.

The Role

We are looking for a Paralegal to join the Industrial Disease Military team, on a full-time basis. This is a fast-paced, exiting role that includes:

  • Assisting in the inspection of disclosure documents
  • Dealing with CFAs and funding
  • Dealing with telephone enquiries from clients
  • Reviewing medical records
  • Preparing of witness statements
  • Preparing instructions to experts

This role will ideally suit an individual with a law degree or similar academic achievement.

The successful candidate will have excellent client care skills in order to deal with sensitive issues involving clients who may be emotional and vulnerable.

The ideal candidate will be IT literate with good interpersonal skills as the role will involve a lot of client contact over the telephone. The ability to work well in a team is essential along with a proactive approach to work ethics.

Strong organisational skills are also required as is the ability to work under pressure in order to meet tight deadlines.

Life at Hugh James

Although our workforce has grown to more than 500, we have retained and nurtured a unique culture which is based on hard work, exceptional talent, ambition, empathy, innovation and good humour. It is those qualities that have helped us grow the business to where we stand today.

Key to our growth strategy to date has been the recruitment and development of great people. This will remain the case as we look forward to the years ahead. Life at Hugh James is vibrant and full of opportunities.

Our culture is friendly and collegiate, but we maintain the professional atmosphere you would expect from a modern, leading law firm. All our staff have access to industry-leading training and mentoring to ensure they reach their potential.

Some of our benefits on offer include:

25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Two Corporate Social Responsibility days
Birthday day off
Death in service equivalent to twice annual salary
Auto enrolment pension scheme
Hybrid working
Employee Assistance Programme
Discounts for local businesses
Professional fees paid (subject to requirement for your role)
Employee recruitment incentive scheme
Travel season ticket loan (London only)

Hugh James is an equal opportunities and disability confident committed employer.
Thank you for taking the time to consider this opportunity, I look forward to receiving your application.

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