Role: Paralegal
Location: London

Job Type: Full-time; Permanent

The Role

We are currently recruiting for a talented Paralegal to join our department. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about the work they do, the service they provide and getting the best results for their clients. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Providing similar assistance to Commercial Disputes team involved in document heavy disclosure exercise
  • Keeping inter partes correspondence updated on electronic directory
  • Carry out legal research, using a variety of online and reference sources
  • Draft and proof-read legal documents and prepare written reports as requested
  • Methodically analyse and summarise complex issues; finding solutions and communicating them effectively
  • Provide support on cases through investigations, drafting, research and analysis
  • Prepare bundles/ files as requested
  • Assist other members of the team when preparing for client meetings
  • Attend client meetings, alongside other fee-earners and produce attendance notes as requested
  • Provide wider support and assistance to the team in particular during busy periods or periods of absence (e.g. assisting in picking up calls, copying and general team support)

Person specification:

  • Previous experience in a paralegal position would be preferred
  • Proactive team player and supportive colleague, with an enthusiastic manner, who takes a flexible, ‘can-do’ approach to work
  • Confident in working autonomously/independently to meet ever-changing deadlines

Desirable skills / expertise:

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks or caseloads
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • General IT skills and knowledge of legal database certifications
  • Adaptable and open to change, with a strong sense of responsibility
  • Possesses a highly proactive and innovative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to accurately follow complex procedures and instructions