Paralegal – Litigation – International Company

South Yorkshire
Market Leading
09 Apr 2021
20 Apr 2021
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

Experienced Litigation Paralegal sought by an International Company for a fixed term position in South Yorkshire

The Client

Our client, a highly prestigious International company is looking for a paralegal to join their South Yorkshire office for a fixed term position.

The Role

The successful candidates may work in areas including (but not be limited to):

  • Provide legal assistant support to attorneys and senior legal assistants across all practice areas
  • Assist with drafts of documents: disclosure lists, witness statements, build/source exhibits to statements, amend and proofread exhibits and draft statement of costs
  • Perform legal and non-legal research using a variety of legal research tools for case law, legislation, commentary and practical guidance
  • Administrative tasks associated with the preparation of legal submissions and exhibit bundles
  • Assist with organising trial documents and trial set up and provides logistical pre/post trial support
  • Maintain hard-copy and electronic case files
  • Preparation of document indices
  • Reprographic tasks including photocopying and scanning
  • Document review
  • Co-ordinate projects with external vendors.

The Requirements

The ideal candidate will have some (if not all) of the following characteristics and skills:

  • Strong academics (2.1 LLB, Commendation / Distinction GDL/LPC)
  • Prior experience working in a well-respected international arbitration or litigation practice (ideally, 6+ months)
  • Excellent organisational skills, research skills and proficiency with various programs and operating systems (e.g. Word, Excel, Lexis Library etc.)