Paralegal - Employment Department - Manchester

Recruiter
Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Oct 2016
Closes
03 Nov 2016
Ref
Ref: PARA/EMP/LL/MAN/OCT16
Job Title
Paralegal
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Leigh Day is urgently seeking to hire 3 x Paralegals within the Employment Department in Manchester.

Leigh Day is a specialist law firm with some of the country's leading employment and discrimination, personal injury, product liability, clinical negligence, international and human rights teams. 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. To learn more about recent news from our Employment team visit, please visit our website.

Previous relevant legal experience in employment will be advantageous but not essential.  What we are looking for are highly motivated and driven candidates who are eager to build their legal experience within Employment and keen to work with one of the country’s most formidable claimant employment teams.

The successful candidate will be part of a team brining group equal pay claims. Candidates  must have outstanding IT and organisational skills and the desire to provide first class support to the wider legal team and have the ability to deal with clients in an appropriate manner. We are looking for hard-working and proactive individuals, who are able to use their initiative. A positive attitude and attention to detail are essential. 

To download the job description, please visit our website.

Contract:                             Fixed Term Contract – 6 months, full-time position

Start date:                           ASAP

Location:                             Manchester

Salary:                                 Competitive

Closing date:                       18 October 2016 (Sunday)

 

To apply, please return the following documents by 18 October 2016 (Sunday).

  • A covering letter clearly stating a) why you are interested in this role, b) how your experience and skills match the role requirements, c) your current salary details and d) applicable current notice period.  
  • A copy of your up-to-date CV.
  • The completed Application and Equality and Diversity form (downloadable from our website).

Unfortunately failure to return all the above requested documents will result in your application not being considered.

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