Paralegal

Location:
Bedwas
Vacancy Type:
Fixed Term Contract
Department:
Law
About The Role

Are you an LPC/BVC graduate or currently studying towards it? If so, we would like to hear from you. We are looking for a Paralegal to join our Legal Advice team in Bedwas, on a fixed term contract until November 2018. This is a great opportunity to put your excellent customer service and technical skills into practice by advising both personal and commercial clients on a variety of legal matters including; employment, property, consumer law and personal injury. 

As a Paralegal you will be:  

  • The first point of contact in DAS Law and will be expected to advise on multiple areas of law;
  • responsible for handling legal queries from DAS policyholders;
  • able to establish the facts of a client’s legal issue, advise on the applicable law and the legal options that are available;
  • where relevant, offer fixed fee solutions to the client or refer the matter for an assessment under the client’s legal expenses insurance policy; and
  • expected to provide excellent customer service to DAS Group clients.
About You

The successful candidate will be:

  • A Solicitor, Legal Executive or LPC/BVC graduate (or currently studying) with an elective in employment law;
  • able to demonstrate a comprehensive practical or academic knowledge of employment, property and consumer law as well as the ability to learn and advise on other every day legal issues effecting personal and commercial clients; and
  • articulate and confident in client care and have the ability to embrace a changing environment in a new type of law firm.

As a team we are passionate and enthusiastic about what we do. Our people are encouraged to think independently and to take ownership of their work. You will be agile in the way that you work and adaptable to change. In return we offer a busy, rewarding and very supportive environment which gives you an opportunity for both personal and career development


About The Company

DAS Law is an ambitious and innovative law firm occupying offices in the heart of Bristol and Bedwas, South Wales.  The firm operates as an independent firm whilst enjoying the significant benefit of being part of the DAS UK Group, which sits within the Munich Re/ERGO Group.

The firm has a clear strategic plan to grow revenue via its 10 year plan.  DAS Law already enjoys a significant income stream from DAS UK Group, a leading Legal Expenses Insurer, as well as plans well underway to grow additional revenue from the wider Munich Re and ERGO Group.  Over the coming years the firm will increase its income from the parent group whilst also targeting commercial and private client growth within the wider market.

DAS Law and DAS Group pride themselves on being values driven businesses.  The core values we adhere to are:

Respect – we respect the views of others and give regard to their opinions and feelings

Improve – we challenge the norm and seek out opportunities for continuous improvement

Go the extra mile – we strive to exceed expectations in our dealing with clients and colleagues

Honesty – we are honest and sincere in everything we do

Think client – our clients are our top priority and we strive for a successful outcome for them.

If you can live our values and share our ambition for progress and growth then we would be delighted to hear from you.

DAS UK is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from people of all ages, ethnicities, religions or sexual orientations. DAS has been recognised as a Disability Confident Employer.

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