Paralegal - Future Trainee

Posted 9 April by Strictly... Easy Apply

I am seeking experienced Paralegals that have a Training Contract secured for late 2019. This is a 12m FTC (flexible) working in a top 10 UK law firm. Based in their Commercial Litigation team reporting to the HOD, this is a great opportunity for you to gain some great exposure to high value cases before commencing your Training Contract in 2019.

Key duties:

  • Research into specific areas of litigation and case law throughout the UK and EU
  • File opening and closing
  • Drafting and amending all legal documents such as letters and attendance notes
  • Assist with preparation of precedents, evidence and exhibits
  • Preparation of legal documents, bundles and materials to assist Court hearings
  • Obtaining land registry and companies house documents
  • Attend court hearings
  • Liaise with Court of Protection, clients and other professionals
  • Assist with monthly billing
  • Interact with fee earners in the run up to trial
  • Work alongside litigators and the wider team

The ideal candidate:

  • Has secured a Training Contract for late 2019
  • Completed the LPC/LLB/GDL qualification (minimum 2:1)
  • Has at least 6 months experience working in Commercial Litigation
  • Will be a team player
  • Must be organised, diligent and methodical in their work
  • Has a high level of attention to detail
  • Will have the ability to work with their own initiative
  • Has excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Is an advanced user of Microsoft Office Suite

If you fit the above criteria we would love to hear from you.

Required skills

  • LLB
  • Paralegal
  • LPC
  • 2.1
  • GDL
  • Training Contract
  • Disputes Resolution
  • Future Trainee

Reference: 34853858

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