England, East Sussex, Brighton
24 May 2022
21 Jun 2022
Niamh Hill
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

Associate Paralegal Opportunity- large public organisation- Brighton- Hybrid

Your new company
Our client is a large public sector organisation, seeking two Associate Paralegals to support their Litigation function, based in Brighton on a hybrid basis. As an organisation with over 800 employees, this is a great opportunity.

Your new role

  • Provide support to case teams through the efficient management of documents using document management software or external software, including filing, collation, indexing, printing and bundling
  • Assist in document review and disclosure exercises, including searching for relevant evidence, identifying privileged material, listing, reviewing and redacting documents
  • Liaise with Counsel and other external parties
  • Provide administrative support at Determinations Panel (DP), Tribunal and Court hearings
  • Format, produce and arrange service of legal documents
  • File documentation with the DP / Tribunal / Court to required deadlines
  • Conduct legal research on request
  • Draft legal advice on request
  • Depending on prior experience and satisfactory completion of training, draft Tribunal pleadings and appear at hearings
  • Take witness statements

What you'll need to succeed

  • Legal study: LLB/CILEX equivalent qualification
  • Very strong IT skills, including experience of standard IT software applications, document management systems and electronic disclosure platforms
  • Previous paralegal experience, in a regulatory, commercial or criminal litigation environment
  • Interest in Pensions/Trusts law.

What you'll get in return

  • Competitive salary package plus great company benefits
  • Discretionary bonus, 25 days annual leave, civil pension and a training contract opportunity!

What you need to do now
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