£15,000 - £19,999
12 Feb 2019
19 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Vacancy: Paralegal

Office: Sheffield

Salary: £19,709 - £22,299

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time

The Opportunity

Join Thompsons Solicitors and you will discover a law firm unlike any other. As a claimant only firm, we provide professional, high quality legal services to the victims of injury or mistreatment.

As a paralegal working in our National Fast Track Centre you will have the opportunity to manage your own caseload of Fast-Track Portal cases, including Road Traffic Accidents, Employer Liability and Public Liability cases.

The role would suit someone who is highly organised, proactive and is able to work efficiently.

The Role

The main focus of this role is to acquire evidence of injuries and losses on cases where liability has been admitted. Day to day you will be instructing medical experts, compiling medical records, taking witness statements, gathering loss of earnings details and evidence of other financial losses and promptly processing cases. You will receive comprehensive training and ongoing supervision to ensure your success in the role.

About You

We are looking for someone who shares our passion and empathy for securing justice for those who have been mistreated or injured. Knowledge of Personal Injury law and the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) portal is key. You will take a methodical approach to work and will be driven, focussed and hard-working. A keen eye for detail along with outstanding communication and client care skills are also key. An appetite for working within a high performance environment, where you are able to demonstrate stamina, resilience and self-motivation is a must.


We recognise and reward high performance, with competitive salaries and an extensive benefits package including:

  • Structured pay scales
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Life assurance
  • 23 days annual leave (in addition to bank holidays)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Organised sports and social club
  • Annual travel and parking loans
  • Financial assistance for professional development

For more detailed information on our benefits, please visit our website.

We believe that attracting talent that reflects the diversity of the communities within which we live and work is a key part of our business, which is why we are an equal opportunities employer.

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