All Locations
Bristol
Vacancy Type
Permanent

About The Role

We have a great opportunity for a Paralegal to join our fast paced and growing Volume Litigation Team at DAS Law (part of ARAG UK) based in our modern city centre Bristol office.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful candidate to proactively handle a caseload of personal and commercial contract dispute cases, acting for both Claimants and Defendants. The successful applicant can initially expect to manage of a caseload of Small Claim cases, from receipt of instructions through to negotiation of settlement. Once confidence is built at the pre-litigation stage, and always under appropriate supervision, the role holder will be expected to handle litigated cases and progress these through the court process. In return for your commitment, you will join a supportive and fun environment that offers encouragement to your ongoing support and development.

You will be joining a hardworking and exceptionally friendly unit, which lives up to the DAS values with a dedication to mutual respect, continuous improvement and client care.  DAS Law (part of ARAG UK) receives its instructions from our Insurance part of the business and is therefore assured of an ongoing source of varied work.

About You

We are keen to hear from candidates with excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate clearly with both external customers and internal stakeholders.

We are open to considering candidates from a range of different employment backgrounds (including legal, civil service, administration, retail, customer service) who are motivated to develop their legal skills and can demonstrate great customer service.

In addition, we are open to considering LLB/GDL or LPC graduates, ILEX, or those with equivalent experience who are ambitious, conscientious candidates that are keen to be part of an exciting future. It would be ideal if you have some knowledge or understanding of contract law and the litigation process, but this is not essential.

In return for your commitment, we will offer you generous remuneration and a market leading benefits package to include: 

- 25 days holiday with the option to buy up to a further 5 days 
- Company pension scheme with the option to increase contributions 
- Group Income Protection for all employees 
- Group Legal Protection for all employees 
- A choice of either European Motor Assistance or Home Emergency Assistance 
- Salary sacrifice benefits including Cycle scheme 
- Inclusion in our Health cash plan 
- A comprehensive wellbeing programme including an employee Health Cash Plan 
- Access to our employee discounts hub offering exclusive discounts across thousands of retail partners, including discounted gym memberships at over 3,000 gyms across the UK
 - The option to join our Sports and Social club which organises discounted events such as theatre visits and shopping trips. 

At DAS Law (part of ARAG UK) we support flexible working. We want our employees to achieve a work-life balance that works for them and are happy to consider flexible working options.

If you think you would be a good match for this role and can demonstrate some transferable experience please apply, regardless of whether you meet all the criteria listed above.

About The Company

ARAG UK  has been helping businesses and individuals gain access to justice for over 40 years. It’s our founding principle to enable everybody, not just those who can afford it, to assert their legal rights.

Thousands of businesses and individuals defend or pursue legal action each year safe in the knowledge that ARAG UK are paying their legal bills. Our businesses include a legal expenses insurance company and a law firm with many opportunities in both areas.

We have historically focussed on delivering legal services to customers solely via our Legal Expenses Insurance products, which provides a steady workload of litigated cases in areas such as;

  • Personal Injury
  • Litigation & Dispute Management
  • Employment
  • Business & Commercial

We believe these are exciting times for DAS Law as part of the wider ARAG UK and we are looking for likeminded individuals who share our ambition to make our high quality legal solutions accessible and affordable.

You can expect to join an organisation that will challenge and develop you to progress your career in ways that traditional law firms cannot. We are also committed to supporting continued professional development and promote both internal Training Contracts and alternative routes to qualification (SQE/CILEX).

By giving you every opportunity to develop yourself professionally and personally, we also pride ourselves on having an open, inclusive and high energy culture that encourages a fun working environment and places our customers at the very heart of everything we do.

If you are keen to become part of our exciting future then we would love to hear from you. In addition to the very genuine development opportunities we provide we also offer a generous reward and benefits package.

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