Smith Jones Injury Solicitors

Full Time Legal Assistant | Now Closed

Based in East Lancashire, Smith Jones Solicitors is a successful claimant personal injury firm established in 1988. An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced full time Legal Assistant in our Holiday Sickness team.

Duties to include:

  • Take initial enquiries to include:
    • Speaking with client
    • Obtaining all relevant details
    • Obtaining paperwork to assess the claim.
  • Submitting claim to fee earner to review.
  • Opening new file and sending client care documentation.
  • Checking and saving incoming client care documentation.
  • Requesting, chasing and reviewing medical records.
  • Assisting in drafting Schedules of Loss.
  • General administrative tasks in support of progressing claim – i.e. bundles, instructions to counsel and experts.
  • Work on the Proclaim Case Management System.
  • Time record where appropriate.
  • Attending to filing of all appropriate documentation.
  • Ensuring client confidentiality is maintained at all times.
  • Undertake such other tasks as required by the Firm.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Excellent telephone manner.
  • Sales experience desirable.
  • Excellent keyboard skills.
  • Pleasant, confident and willing approach.
  • Able to produce neat and accurate work.
  • Good attention to detail.

Salary: £15 – £16k per annum.

36 ¼ hours per week either 9am – 5pm or 10am – 6pm.

32 days holiday per year.

Please send your CV and a covering letter to HR@sjlaw.co.uk