Priyesh

Description

Paralegal

Previously worked at:

Slater Heelis LLP, Manchester

HRC Law LLP, Manchester

Manchester & Salford City Councils' Legal Services, Manchester

BPP Legal Advice Clinic, Manchester

Simpson Millar LLP, Manchester

Languages:

English (Native)

Gujarati (Native)

Hindi (Fluent)

Location:

Manchester, UK

Curriculum Vitae

Legal work experience

Personal Injury

Simpson Millar LLP, Manchester | Jan 19 - Feb 19

▪ Working within General Personal Injury Legal Processing Unit (claim handling).
▪ Possessing a caseload of own clients.
▪ Using ProClaim Software to populate and submit claim forms to Defendant Party.
▪ Assisting with tackling with an immense backlog of pending Claim Notification Forms.

Private Client & Court of Protection Placement

Slater Heelis LLP, Manchester | Nov 18 - Nov 18

▪ Gaining a better insight into Court of Protection Laws and the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
▪ Familiarising with processes relating to Lasting Powers of Attorney, Deputyship, Assets and Estates.
▪ Examining mismanagement/misappropriation of finances by attorneys of incapacitated persons.

Litigation & Dispute Resolution Placement

HRC Law LLP, Manchester | Jun 18 - Jun 18

▪ Developing a better understanding of litigation processes and the various methods of dispute resolution.
▪ Researching relevant laws/precedents for a copyright infringement query and summarising findings.
▪ Working as a team to deal with other client cases in the context of employment/commercial property law.

Legal Vacation Scheme Student

Manchester & Salford City Councils' Legal Services, Manchester | Apr 18 - Apr 18

▪ Assisting Commercial Team with Intellectual Property queries, including ‘Manchester Bee’ Trademark.
▪ Drafting ‘Grant Funding Agreement’ and ‘School to Academy Transfer Agreement’.
▪ Dealing with queries within the Local Planning Authority department, including ‘Premises Change of Use’.
▪ Shadowing and working alongside local government lawyers, who provide high quality legal service, within a local government setting.

Pro Bono Assistant

BPP Legal Advice Clinic, Manchester | Oct 16 - Apr 17

▪ Assisting in the provision of free legal advice to members of the public (housing, family and civil litigation).
▪ Liaising directly with clients over the phone to collate and record all relevant specifics of their case.
▪ Co-ordinating with the Pro Bono Manager to allocate the clients to the Solicitors as appropriate.

Other work experience

Clinical Cardiology Honorary Observer

UCL Heart Hospital, London | Feb 14 - Aug 14

▪ Shadowing outpatient consultation, ward rounds, clinics, catheter-labs’ and surgery. ▪ Observing clinics: Cardiomyopathy, Electrophysiology, Congenital Heart Disease, ECG, Cardiac MRI. ▪ Presenting lectures on key issues in cardiology, e.g. “Heart Failure & The Role of Diabetes Mellitus”.

Clinical Cardiology Observer

Wockhardt Hospital, India | Dec 13 - Jan 14

▪ Observing surgical procedures: Angiography, Angioplasty, Pericardiocentesis, Coronary Artery Bypass. ▪ Examining echocardiography to reveal: Coronary Artery Disease, Ventricle Dysfunction, Endocarditis. ▪ Shadowing outpatient consultations and collecting information on local diet and prevalence of disease.

Medical Writing Associate (Global Operations)

Ipsen Biopharm (UK) Limited, Berkshire | Sep 11 - Sep 12

▪ Authoring of regulatory clinical documents: Study Protocols, Clinical Study Reports, Literature Reviews. ▪ Performing all aspects of clinical documents publishing in line with international regulatory standards. ▪ Maintaining efficacy and ensuring safety of medical products as per pharmacovigilance requirements.

Advisor to Director

East London Human Rights Commission (UK), London | Jun 09 - Jun 10

▪ Advising on various undertakings pertaining to cases in support of maintaining human rights. ▪ Researching and providing background information and future directions for all projects within spectrum. ▪ Maintaining good relations within the Westminster political sphere and organising meetings and events.

Surgery & Laboratory Shadower

Jai Gynaecology Hospital, India | Jul 08 - Aug 08

▪ Observing live births, caesarean sections and dilation & curettage. ▪ Shadowing consultant doctors in out-patient department and biomedical scientist in the laboratory. ▪ Reflecting on work experience by giving a presentation on “India’s Healthcare System versus the NHS”.

Administrative Assistant

Race Equality in Tower Hamlets, London | May 02 - May 04

▪ Conducting all aspects of secretarial and administrative work, PC management, filing and archiving. ▪ Recording and maintaining general financial ledger and monitoring petty cash flow. ▪ Arranging client meetings and inviting local Councillors and Members of Parliament where necessary.
CV

Legal education

GDL

BPP University Law School, Manchester | Jan 17 - Aug 20

CV

Non Legal education

MSc Cardiovascular Science

University College London (UCL) | Sep 13 - Sep 15

BSc Biomedical Sciences (Hons.) with Professional Experience

Brunel University, London | Sep 09 - Jul 13

A-Levels

Havering Sixth-Form College, Essex | Sep 06 - Sep 09

GCSEs

Stratford School Academy, London | Sep 01 - Jul 06

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