About the role and team

Anthony Collins are currently recruiting for a Legal Assistant to join their PI and Clinical Negligence team.

 

The team represents claimants in personal injury, clinical negligence, abuse and claims against public authorities. We act for injured children and adults. We also act for bereaved families where a person dies as a result of negligence. Our work includes Inquests and civil claims. 

 

We are a well-established leading law firm, ranked highly in both personal injury and clinical negligence work by Legal 500 and Chambers.  We work closely with a number of charities, for whom we are trusted legal partners.  As a thriving team, we are recruiting legal assistants to continue to grow the team.  The role will involve working with all members of the team, across the spectrum of our work.

Key Duties of the role:
 

  • Assist in the investigation and progression of client's claims for compensation arising from various different liability scenarios across the range of work the department deals with, including claims against public authorities, clinical negligence and personal injury.
  • Attend meetings with clients, conferences and court hearings, taking comprehensive notes
  • Undertake routine drafting
  • Undertake analysis of documentary evidence
  • Assist in, and undertake, legal research
  • Deal with routine correspondence and telephone calls
  • Maintain the highest standards of honesty and integrity in all dealings with clients, colleagues and all people with whom you come into contact
  • Accurately and comprehensively to record all time spent in accordance with the firm’s time recording system
  • Carry out such administrative duties as may be required on files maintained and supervised by fee earners
  • Maintain and collate relevant resources and publications
  • Where requested, to be involved in the production of newsletters, marketing materials and other documents for the benefit of clients generally
  • Develop knowledge and understanding by attendance at relevant in house training sessions to support personal and career development. Those undertaking the CILEX qualification must ensure they complete their CPD requirements.
  • Attend and assist in the preparation for business development events
  • To carry out all other reasonable duties, as requested
About the candidate
 

You will need to be hard working, organised, a good communicator, have excellent attention to detail and accuracy and be committed to providing high quality service to our clients as well as being a strong team player.

You will need experience in personal injury and/or clinical negligence claims.  Experience in or relevant to claims against public authorities is desirable but not a pre-requisite.

About the firm
Anthony Collins Solicitors is a specialist law firm with a clear purpose – to “improve lives, communities and society". For over 50 years we’ve been successfully combining market-leading legal expertise with a commitment to excellence and long-term relationships underpinned by a strong set of values.
 
What makes Anthony Collins Solicitors distinctive, beyond simply being a sector-specialist law firm, is our people and the values we share. We’re extremely proud of the calibre of people that we attract; people who are inspired by our values, motivated by our vision and work with our clients to positively influence the society and communities we are building together.
 
 
Anthony Collins Solicitors is a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, whatever their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.