Paralegal

Location
England, East Sussex, Brighton
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
24 May 2022
Closes
21 Jun 2022
Ref
4215629
Contact
Niamh Hill
Job Title
Paralegal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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
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.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at hays

More searches like this