Graduate Paralegal

Group Company: Winn Solicitors

Department: Multiple Teams

Salary: £18,000 – £22,000

We are looking to recruit a number of Paralegals to our leading North East firm. These roles are suitable for graduates who are seeking employment within a law firm.

Training will be fully provided on site. The role will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to undertake internal Training Contracts or ACL training and qualify as a Solicitor or Costs Lawyer.

The ideal candidate will naturally represent Winns Values of Integrity, Respect, Loyalty and Reliability which underpin our mission to be the best one stop shop for accident management and rehabilitation.

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive base salary plus great OTE (where applicable)
  • Annual salary review *subject to performance (where applicable)
  • 22 days holiday, 8 days bank holidays, and an added birthday holiday
  • Three-day bonus holiday for full attendance
  • Option to buy & sell 3 holidays per year
  • Additional holidays for long service
  • Training, development and career progression opportunities
  • Fully funded recognised training and qualifications
  • On-site parking (subject to availability)
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Corporate Metro scheme
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Pension scheme contribution
  • Company social events
  • Employee Assistance Confidential Helpline
  • Death in service insurance (3x salary)
  • Staff referral bonus scheme
  • Annual flu jab and eyecare scheme

Job Description

Vehicle Damage Team Legal Clerk:

  • Maximise income per case through recovery of hire, repairs, and recovery and storage.
  • Preparing the case thoroughly, ensuring we obtain evidence in support of impecuniosity.
  • Making the appropriate arguments in relation to hire recovery.

Personal Injury Specialist Fee Earner:

  • Ensure the client obtains the appropriate level of compensation for their personal injury and losses, in accordance with regulations and legislation.

Group Trainee Debt Recovery Paralegal:

  • Maintain an active case load with the aim of ensuring maximum debt recovery.
  • Responsible for a caseload of debt recovery matters, negotiating and monitoring payment plans, carrying out residency and other searches.
  • Assess Debtors’ ability to pay, Issuing Part 7 and Part 8 Proceedings.
  • Make Applications, Preparing schedules and other Court documents, Liaising with High Court Enforcement, Liaising with Legal teams and other businesses within Winn Group.

Person Specification

The successful candidate must commit to upholding the company’s core values, Integrity, Respect, Loyalty and Reliability and ensure that they are demonstrated throughout their working practice. You should also possess the relevant attributes and experience outlined below:

  • Ability to work towards shared goals and objectives.
  • Experience of demonstrating effective teamworking.
  • Cooperative and flexible approach.
  • Ability to identify where problems may arise and adopt a solution-focused approach.
  • Demonstrate effective communication and good interpersonal skills.
  • IT literate.
  • Commitment to own personal development.

Winn Solicitors is one of the country’s leading claims management companies taking care of no win no fee accident claims from start to finish.

Winn Group, home to Winn Solicitors, On Medical and On Hire, is a leading North East business providing nationwide accident management and rehabilitation services for victims of non-fault accidents.

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What our Staff Say

I am incredibly grateful for the opportunities for development which I have had in the firm. which I have fully embraced and have led to me being promoted to Deputy Head of Costs.


Deputy Head of Costs

I know it’s a cliché but everyone was really supportive throughout my training contract and there was always someone to go to if I was unsure or needed guidance.


Personal Injury Solicitor

I started at Winns as a fee earner in the Vehicle Damage department and within a year of starting at the firm I was successful in securing a training contract.


Supervisor Solicitor Vehicle Damage