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Paralegal - Insurance Services

Location: Liverpool
Company: DWF
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
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Paralegal – Credit Hire

Liverpool

Competitive Salary + Generous Benefit Package

Are you interested in joining an international legal business and develop your legal expertise?

DWF is seeking to recruit an experienced Credit Hire Paralegal (Motor Insurance) to join our fast paced and ever expanding team in Liverpool, working on projects with current and future clients.

DWF is one of the UK's leading insurance law practices with specialist teams advising on all aspects of motor insurance. Offering expert advice on all types of claims, we have a proven track record of achieving bottom line savings for our clients.

Our specialist team is at the forefront of credit hire issues and has taken the lead in various test cases. Prevention is the best cure and we work with clients from the outset to develop strategies to control credit hire damages.

At present, we are looking to recruit an experienced Credit Hire Paralegal to support our busy team based in Liverpool. If you have a solid understanding of Credit Hire work and demonstrable experience in a similar role with experience of fast track litigation then read on...

The Role:

As a Credit Hire Paralegal you will progress cases, with support, to an effective and satisfactory conclusion for clients whilst providing and maintaining management information under the terms of the client service level agreement. You will have some experience of multi track work and a minimum of 1 year litigation Credit Hire experience.

Liverpool has been selected as the centre for this facility, and the office has been specifically redesigned and upgraded to offer a better, more contemporary working environment, utilising the latest technology and working practices. You will work alongside the existing Insurance, Corporate, Real Estate and Litigation teams.

We are known for doing things differently and offering clients a truly unique strategic approach and this exciting new development is no exception. Here at the Motor division, we offer clients an end-to-end solution by creating a business to specifically understand and deliver their work in the most effective way possible.

What will I be doing?

  • Action all cases in line with practice group/client service standards and protocols ensuring the monitoring and completion of MI as required;
  • Use of the case management system and / or use of standard documentation wherever appropriate to maximise cost efficiency;
  • Utilise negotiation and communication skills to proactively settle/assist in the settlement of cases to the satisfaction of the client whilst further developing legal technical knowledge;
  • Analyse risk and utilise commercial knowledge to develop sound judgement in order to justify decisions in the management of cases;

If you want to build an exciting future with one of Europe's most innovative legal businesses, apply now as we're interested in hearing from you!

Benefits package and flexible working:

We want you to feel valued and rewarded by your time at DWF. We understand the importance of offering you a reward package that goes beyond simply salary. That’s why, when you join DWF, you’ll be given a choice. You can pick from a range of benefits, allowing you to build a package that suits your needs and lifestyle, as well as those of your family. In addition to our standard benefits (medical insurance, life insurance, pension and 25 days annual leave), we offer flexible benefits which include season ticket loans, gym memberships, health assessments, cycle to work, retail vouchers, a buy as you earn share scheme and dining cards. You will also have access to additional wellbeing programs such as an online GP and an Employee Assistance Programme.

We welcome applications from people looking for a flexible or [partly] agile role. We are happy to explore your preferred working patterns as part of your application.

About DWF

DWF is a global legal business, providing integrated legal and business services to clients across multiple markets. In March 2019, we became the first Main Market premium listed legal business on the London Stock Exchange. We have over 31 key locations and over 4,000 people delivering services and solutions that go beyond expectations. By seamlessly combining any number of legal and business services we deliver bespoke solutions to our clients with greater efficiency, price certainty and transparency. Join us on our shared journey to redefine legal services and you'll find a professional life that stretches and redefines you too. At DWF we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.

Supporting your application

Our recruitment process will comprise of interviews and, at times, a written exercise, an assessment day and/or a presentation. We want to make sure we do all we can to make this a positive experience for you. Please click the following link (https://www.cleartalents.com/apply/allroles/) which will take you through a simple process to identify any adjustments or additional support we can provide beforehand or on the day.

Note to recruitment agencies

We hire the majority of our talent directly by our resourcing team or via referrals. On occasion, we will look for external support and will release vacancies to our recently reviewed Preferred Suppliers List. Speculative CVs sent by other agents or outside of the agreed process will not be accepted and no recruitment fee will be applicable.

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