Commercial Litigation Paralegal

Location
England, London
Salary
£28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted
28 Apr 2022
Closes
26 May 2022
Ref
72666
Contact
Jon Cowdry
Job Title
Paralegal
PQE Level
NQ
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

THE FIRM

A well regarded litigation team in central London

THE ROLE

Case management:

Paralegals organise and maintain large electronic and paper case files. They are responsible for the underlying day-to-day aspects of the case through the implementation of procedures for maintaining materials/documents received from clients, and indexing these materials or organising for their upload to the database, for eventual review by the associate team.

Document review:

Paralegals work with trainee lawyers and interns to conduct first level reviews with the second level review conducted by the associate team.

Filings:

Paralegals assist with the written work of associates during the submission phases, ensuring styles are applied consistently across documents, conducting cite-checking and proofreading, and managing the collection and organisation of supporting documentation (including their indexing).

Hearings:

In addition to leading the logistical planning of the hearing (which typically involves negotiating contracts with transcribers; interpreters and hearing venues), paralegals work closely with other fee-earners on opening/closing presentations including being responsible for PowerPoint presentations. They also assist with preparation of crossexamination bundles. working closely with fee-earners throughout.

THE PERSON

* Paralegal with ideally 12 months experience in a commercial litigation gained at a large firm

* Specific experience in defamation and reputation management would be ideal

* Strong academic background

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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