Private Practice
  • Fantastic opening for a Paralegal to work in our Employment department in our Birmingham office
  • You'll mainly assist a solicitor in providing quality legal advice and other legal services to the firm's clients
  • The role will involve processing claims received from the providers and also claims received through the legal helpline
  • The successful candidate will be highly organised, with good client care skills, and willing to work hard in a fast pace
  • We offer a benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan and death in service benefit

Irwin Mitchel LLP

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