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Posted 20 February by Leigh Day Ended

Driven by recent successes Leigh Day is urgently seeking to hire 10 x Paralegals within the Employment Department in Manchester.

  • 6 X permanent posts

  • 4 x fixed term contracts (12 months)

Leigh Day is a specialist law firm with some of the country's leading employment and discrimination lawyers. The Employment department undertakes some of the biggest, high profile, group action cases involving equal pay and the gig economy. Our ground breaking work is regularly featured on leading news channels. Over the years we have won numerous awards including The Lawyers Employment Team of the Year 2015 award, and have consistently ranked annually in the top tiers of both Chambers and Legal 500 client guides.

Key Tasks and responsibilities:

The role holder will be part of a team bringing group equal pay claims. The role will involve communicating with clients effectively and efficiently and ensuring cases are managed accurately by obtaining accurate instructions to enable clients to make informed decisions.

To be successful you must have:

  • an interest in working with a leading claimant law firm is a must along with a strong understanding and appreciation of Leigh Day values and ethos,

  • demonstrable ability to efficiently and accurately manage a high volume of work,

  • excellent communication skills, both written and verbal,

  • the ability to manage own workload in a busy environment to a high standard,

  • previous experience in supporting large or multiple claims in a paralegal capacity will be highly advantageous.

Please visit our website to download the job description and application form.

Application Process

Please return the following documents to the email address provided on our website by 11th March 2018.

  • A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, your salary expectations and applicable notice period.
  • A copy of your up-to-date CV.
  • The completed application form, downloadable from our website.

Unfortunately we may not be able to conisder applications where this information is not provided.

Leigh Day is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A copy of the Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request.

Reference: 34514341

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