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Legal Officer

  • Employer - Nexus
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Public - local government
  • Department - Legal Team
  • Location: - Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Salary - Starting salary circa £25,000
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time
  • Closing date - Thursday, 22 November 2018

Job Description

Why Nexus?

Nexus is a vital part of everyday life for people living and working within Tyne and Wear. There are 36 million Metro passenger journeys each year and another 30 million passengers walking through our bus stations and interchanges annually.  We make sure our customers are at the heart of everything we do and we employ nearly 1,100 employees to ensure they all have a great experience, no matter where their final destination.

The role – Legal Officer

Nexus’s busy legal department is looking to recruit an experienced Paralegal, Litigation Executive, or Legal Executive with a strong litigation background gained within a personal injury environment to run a caseload of employer and public liability claims on behalf of Nexus.

This newly created role of Legal Officer will be responsible for running their own caseload to support Solicitors with their workloads, and to undertake a wide range of legal services and related functions in support of Nexus.

The person

The successful candidate will responsible for the management of pre-litigated and litigated claims and will be able to demonstrate previous experience in a similar position. 

Working within the busy Legal team you will be a team player, contributing to the success of the department. You will have excellent organisational skills and the ability to engage with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure the management of claims meet the required Nexus and legislative standards. 

The successful candidate will possess excellent communication and planning skills, strong analytical and investigation skills, effective document and file management skills, and a high level of attention to detail.

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Contact information

The Application Form below should be returned to: recruitment@nexus.org.uk or alternatively by post to

Human Resources Department, Nexus House, St James Boulevard Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4AX. 

How to apply

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