Career Paralegal: Top Arbitration Team at Top US Law Firm to £45,000 + OT

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Up to £45,000 + Superb benefits
Posted
08 Mar 2018
Closes
05 Apr 2018
Ref
LE8867
Job Title
Paralegal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

US Law firm is looking to recruit a career paralegal to join their award winning Arbitration department to work with one other Paralegal, in this team are some of the best Arbitrators in the world and the work will be second to none.  Ideally looking for candidates who are not seeking Training Contracts and have worked in arbitration at a top firm based in Central London.  This firm doesn’t have Trainees so the work will be directly delegated from the Fee-Earners which will include undertaking tasks normally expected to be managed by NQ/1 Year/2 Year PQE qualified lawyers.  You will be asked to assist lawyers in various types of arbitration litigation and investigation work for upcoming, pending and potential cases including gather, organise, summarise and index documents/chronologies for cases which are fact/document heavy, draft correspondence, disclosure requests and responses and other related documents, prepare and maintain documents and bundles to be used at hearings and proceedings (hard copies and soft copy PDFs, including pagination), liaise directly with clients and third parties, set up and manage hardcopy and electronic case files, proofread arbitration and litigation and other documents, conduct business and legal research utilising online resources including but not limited to press, public documents, individuals (potential experts or meeting participants), make regular trips to court to file documents, take notes of hearings, track cases on Bloomberg Law/in the media and update the team, identify and highlight case law (Westlaw) and undertake file management – update shared drives and hard copy folders with key documents.  The role is offering a very competitive salary and you will also get your overtime paid.

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