Litigation Paralegal

Location
England, London
Salary
£25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted
12 Oct 2016
Closes
09 Nov 2016
Ref
2518970/001
Contact
Kayla Powell
Job Title
Paralegal
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

A US Law Firm based in London is seeking a Paralegal to work within the Litigation department focusing on White Collar Crime. The job as a Paralegal would be to work closely with fee earners to provide a seamless service to the client. Within this large, comprehensive department , effective communication and a diligent work ethic is required.

A US Law Firm is seeking a Paralegal to work within the Litigation department focusing on White Collar Crime. The job as a Paralegal would be to work closely with fee earners to provide a seamless service to the client. Within this large, comprehensive department , effective communication and a diligent work ethic is required.

Key duties of the Litigation Paralegal include:

  • Liaising with clients in a timely, professional and courteous manner
  • Typing and amending attendance notes, letters, faxes presentations and other documents as required, using Microsoft Office and the DMS
  • Maintaining confidentiality in respect of those matters which are commercially sensitive or secret
  • Transcribing audio dictation and copy type letters, memos and reports and to prepare signed correspondence for despatch
  • Maintaining client contact details on CRM (Interaction) database
  • Photocopying, faxing and filing
  • Preparation of monthly bills
  • Checking for monies on account to see whether bills have been paid
  • Providing support as required by the fee-earners and working with other secretaries/paralegals in the Department

Essential skills of the Litigation Paralegal:

  • Ideally LPC qualified or equivalent
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to effectively manage own workload
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Personable and confident, able to build relationships with partners/ key stakeholders
  • Resilient and calm under pressure
  • Adaptable and flexible approach
  • Pro-active and takes initiative
  • Proficiency in MS Packages including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet Explorer
  • Experience with Document Management Systems is an advantage

As a Paralegal in this team you will have a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills working effectively within the firm. The role will see you become an integral support to the successful team and gain experience within a renowned law firm.If you are a driven, determined and want to take the next step in your career, this paralegal position is the job for you.

Apply today to this Litigation Paralegal role!