Paralegal / Trainee Legal Assistant
Everatt & Co - Worcestershire

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Further to Everatt & Company's recent announcement that it is to merge with Plexus Law we are looking to recruit into our national and leading Defendant Insurance Team. We pride ourselves in offering straight forward; business focused legal advice in an efficient way to our clients while being sensitive to the needs of the insured. We work hard to achieve the results our client's want and expect from us every time, therefore, our litigation values are based upon the following key issues: Client Priorities, Specialist In-House Personnel, Innovation and Early Assessment of Merits.

We know our advice is only as good as the individuals who provide it and that we would not be where we are today without the commitment and dedication of our employees. We work hard to recruit, train and retain people who are team players and adopt a can do, pragmatic approach to their work. As a result, since our inception Everatt & Co has formed a team of lawyers who are experts in their own right and are highly ranked in the directories for our specialist areas of work.

Defendant Insurance work is the firm's core practice area, we specialise in the provision of advice to a broad cross section of clients, including Local Authorities, Insurers, NHS Trusts, Care Homes and both Charitable and Commercial organisations in the following areas; EL/PL, Motor (RTA), catastrophic injury, HSE actions, Inquests, asbestos related claims, Travel Litigation and work related stress claims.

Due to our continued success our Motor, EL/PL and Disease teams continue to grow and we are eager to expand these dynamic and dedicated teams with like minded professionals wishing to progress their career. On this basis we currently seek to recruit Paralegals / Trainee Legal Assistants to be based at our Evesham Office. The following criteria will be considered as part of the recruitment process:

A strong academic background from GCSE (or equivalent) - Degree (ideally 2.1 or above gained with a respected University);

The desire to exceed the expectations of clients through building strong relationships;

The ability to work as part of a team in a constantly changing environment;

A desire to consistently excel in the achievement of business goals;

The ability to work as part of a high performing team to meet agreed targets and objectives without compromising risks; and

An interest in business development and marketing, including, presentations, pitches and participation in team seminars.

Fulfilment of the following criteria would be a distinct advantage:

Experience of EL/PL, Disease, RTA, HSE and related work;

Completion of the LPC; and

Experience of working in a similar post in a reputable law firm, Local Authority or In-house Legal Team.

If you are interested in applying for this role and joining our growing team please send us your CV.

NB: Experience, academic criteria and PQE levels are illustrative only and serve as a guide to candidates. We welcome applications from those with more or less relevant experience than stated since such candidates may well be of interest to us.