Legal Professional (UK National Firm)

Northern Ireland, County Antrim, Belfast
16 Feb 2021
16 Mar 2021
Patrick McDonald
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

Your new company

Our client is a leading UK law firm and they're conducting a search for a number of ambitious Legal Professionals to join their Belfast office.

Your new role

In your new role you will be able to manage challenging workloads and work under pressure across a number of
practice areas including Financial Markets and Products, Regulatory, E-Discovery, Real Estate, Personal
Injury/Medical Negligence and Corporate.

This role will require working on high profile matters with the London, Manchester, Birmingham and Dublin offices, alongside teams which are market leaders in their field known for providing a first class level of service.

Based in the Belfast Hub office, you will be joining a new and exciting office environment which has seen rapid
expansion since its opening in August 2018. With approximately 50 staff spanning across Business Services you will be joining our exciting team of Belfast based legal professionals who work across numerous sectors of Law providing support to the UK and European offices.

This is a great opportunity to develop your experience across multiple practice areas, in a supportive and collaborative environment. An opportunity to join a growing office with a commitment to training and career progression with excellent benefits.

What you'll need to succeed

Key Skills & Desirable Experience

 A minimum of 12 months experience of working as a Paralegal / Legal Professional
 Strong educational background and law degree preferable with a minimum grade of 2:1
 Experience of working in a document review team and a solid understanding of privilege is preferable
 Previous experience in banking and finance work desirable
 Experience handling a varied and busy workload
 Excellent research and analytical skills
 Commercial understanding allowing you to foresee upcoming needs and act proactively
 Team player
 Ability to work methodically and at pace, even when time pressured
 Reliable and professional
 Good written and strong communication skills
 Excellent IT skills
 Enthusiastic, keen and proactive
 Preparedness to exceed expectations and be fully committed to the role

What you'll get in return

An excellent market salary of £22,000 is on offer for you, plus benefits package, flexible working and remote setup and fantastic career progression and training opportunities.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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