Regulatory Paralegal

Northern Ireland, County Antrim, Belfast
£26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
16 Jan 2023
13 Feb 2023
Orla Jennings
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

Your new company

We are currently working with the Pharmaceutical Society for Northern Ireland to recruit for a paralegal, supporting the in-house Fitness to Practice and Regulatory Enforcement team.

Your new role

The purpose of the paralegal role is to provide high quality dedicated paralegal support to the in-house Fitness to Practice and Regulatory Enforcement team and to support the Registrar in fulfilling her statutory obligations. Duties include:

  • To work under the supervision of the organisation's legal counsel in the delivery of a high-quality legal service which meets the needs of the PSNI
  • Assist with the investigation and decision making of fitness to practice cases, including gathering and reviewing relevant documents, conducting legal research, and preparing case summaries and reports
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of fitness to practice cases in the PSNIs case management system and in line with GDPR and good records management
  • To provide legal administrative and paralegal support for the team, as required
  • Liaise with and co-work with other departments to assist in the delivery of projects

What you'll need to succeed


  • Strong academic background including a degree in Law (2 as a minimum)
  • Ability to work on initiative and take ownership of task in hand - Experience of planning and prioritising own workload to meet tight deadlines and objectives
  • Attention to detail and the ability to prioritises with the minimum of supervision
  • Experience liaising with stakeholders of all levels and can adapt to multidepartment business needs
  • Experience drafting and compiling correspondence of a sensitive and complex nature
  • A proactive, positive attitude, and be a good team player
  • Ability to manage caseload and case management system to achieve KPIs
  • Preparation of bundles for Scrutiny and Statutory Hearings
  • Ability to assimilate voluminous amounts of information
  • Sound balanced decision making


  • Experience in a regulatory / fitness to practice legal environment

What you'll get in return

This paralegal position comes with a great salary, offering up to £28k for the right candidate.
You will have opportunity to work as a paralegal within a dynamic legal team with exposure across multiple departments.

  • You will also work directly under the organisation's inhouse barrister and have the opportunity to build on your responsibility and experience
  • This organisation boasts a supportive, tightknit team with low turnover
  • Hybrid working policy scheme after 6 months in role

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this paralegal role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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