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Paralegal

Personal Injury department

Reference: PARA/PI/CC/MAN/JULY2022

Location: Manchester

Role type: Permanent, full time

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Deadline: 28 August 2022, 23:59:00

Personal Injury Paralegal –Travel Law- Manchester
Full time
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Reference: PARA/PI/CC/MAN/JULY2022

About Leigh Day
We are a top 100 law firm committed to claimant-only cases. We’re not afraid to take on difficult and challenging cases involving medical negligence, serious personal injuries, discrimination in the workplace, defective products and human rights abuses in this country and overseas.

About the team
This role is part of the travel litigation team which specialises in acting for claimants in cross border personal injury matters. Typically, the team deals with workplace accidents and road traffic accident with an international context, claims under the Package Travel Regulations, maritime and aviation claims.

About the role
We are looking to recruit an experienced paralegal to provide support services to an associate in the day-to-day administration of their case load. There is also some scope for developing case handling experience if desired.

The role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to work on a varied personal injury caseload which also provides exposure to international regulations and conventions, foreign law and jurisdictional rules.

Application Process
Please return the following documents to jobs@leighday.co.uk by 28th August 2022.
• A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, your salary expectations and applicable notice period.
• A copy of your up-to-date CV.
• The completed application form.

Interviews will be carried out on a rolling basis, so please submit your application as early as possible in order to be considered.

Commitment to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion
Leigh Day is committed to the principles of equality, diversity, and inclusion. We value the diversity of our colleagues, our clients and the third parties with whom we work. We seek to create an environment where everyone feels included and valued for their unique characteristics, skills and abilities and supported in their needs and responsibilities.

Employee benefits
• Hybrid working (typically 2 days from home for a full-time worker)
• 29 days annual leave (excluding public holidays)
• Enhanced pension contributions, life assurance 4 x salary, healthcare cash plan
• Subsidised gym/ sports team membership, cycle to work scheme
• Enhanced maternity & paternity pay
• Free breakfasts & lunch (on selected days)!