Paralegal – Litigation – International Company

Location
South Yorkshire
Salary
Market Leading
Posted
09 Apr 2021
Closes
20 Apr 2021
Job Title
Paralegal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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.)