Employment Paralegal

Posted 4 days ago by interlink recruitment
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Job Title: Employment Paralegal
Location: Manchester
Salary: Dependent on experience
Term: Permanent
Working Hours: Full Time

An international law firm are seeking an experienced Employment Paralegal to join their established employment practice in their Manchester office.

The Role:

• Assisting the team with advising a mixed client base within the commercial and public sector on various employment matters;

• Assisting the team negotiate settlements with opposing parties and advising clients on this subject;

• Preparing trial bundles, disclosure, ensuring key dates are diarised, liaising with witnesses, counterparties and the Tribunal, drafting pleadings and witness statements, briefing counsel and attendance at Courts and tribunals;

• Providing support with drafting contracts, policies and agreements, researching and drafting conference/briefing papers, and ad hoc administration;

• Preparing reports to clients;

• Note taking and taking minutes;

• Filing of documents, correspondence and other documentation;

• File opening, archiving and billing;

• Maintaining records of the teams ongoing Tribunal claims;

• Assisting the team with data protection advice and assisting in responding to subject access requests;

• Active participation in marketing initiatives;

• Participating in firm-wide, office and departmental training sessions;

• Ensuring files are managed in compliance with Lexcel procedures;

• Conducting legal research and undertaking factual investigation;

• Assisting with general document and matter management;

• Occasional support for the pensions department;

• Completing first drafts of internal newssheets and draft bulletins and guides for clients;

• Dealing with ad-hoc queries and requests from the department; and

• Business development administration

Person Specifics:

• Organised and efficient with the ability to meet deadlines;

• Strong communication skills;

• Works well within a team;

• IT, numeracy, analytical skills;

• LLB/GDL/LPC graduate; and

• Experience of advising on a broad range of employment/contractual matters

If you're interested in this position, and you meet the requirements of the role, please click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Zoe Alexander for a confidential discussion.

Our advertisements use salary and experience as a guide only. Interlink Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.

*Please Note: Due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving we are unable to contact applicants who have been unsuccessful

Required skills

  • International Law
  • Legal Research
  • Protection Advice
  • Witness Statements
  • Pleadings

Reference: 40879103

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