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Serious Injury Paralegal – Manchester

Location: Manchester

We are looking for a talented and experienced personal injury Paralegal to join our team of highly experienced lawyers based in our Manchester office.

The successful candidate will offer assistance on a wide variety of high value and complex cases, whilst also gaining valuable experience in a well- established, award-winning firm.

The role will comprise the following duties:

•       Research using internal resources

•       Assisting a Partner and Associate Partner on catastrophic and fatal personal injury cases.

•       Working to court deadlines

•       Assisting with file organisation

•       Collating bundles

•       Drafting letters of instruction and claim

•       Drafting Court documents and other documents such as witness statements (covering liability and quantum) and Schedules of Loss

•       Liaising with Counsel and Medical experts.

•       Reviewing medical records and drafting Chronology

•       Diary Management

•       Use of in-house case management system

•       Keeping clients updated in a clear and empathetic manner.

•       Ensuring that client’s rehabilitation and financial needs are at all times being considered and met on an ongoing basis.

•       Maintaining awareness of the Civil Procedure Rules and their application to the Multi-Track process

Essential skills:

•       Previous experience of working in a personal injury department.

•       Experience within an office environment

•       Excellent written and verbal communication skills

•       IT Skills such as Word/ Outlook/ Excel


•       Proven ability to work to deadlines


•       Generous annual leave allowance.

•       Employee Assistance Programme

•       Staff social events

•       Training opportunities

•       Death in service*

•       Cycle to work scheme*

•       Referral schemes for bringing both new claims and team members

•       Paid Birthday day off

•       Travel season ticket loans*

•       Charitable day (1 days paid leave to support your favourite charity or community group.)

•       Bonus scheme

•       (*Subject to qualifying periods)

 All queries and applications should be submitted via email to

Horwich Cohen Coghlan Limited t/a Horwich Cohen Coghlan (HCC) Solicitors a registered company in England and Wales registered number 08043633. Our registered office is Trafford House, Chester Road, Manchester, M32 0RS. We are authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, SRA Number 608056. Our conduct is governed by the SRA Standards and Regulations which can be accessed here: