Litigation Paralegal

London (City of), London (Greater)
£23,000 per annum
30 May 2023
27 Jun 2023
Job Title
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Role: Litigation Paralegal - City of London

Leading law firm looking to recruit Paralegals for highly sought permanent positon. Training contracts available for those with relevant experience.

Gemini Recruitment are currently collaborating with a large and established law firm. Our client serves corporate entities and private individuals in over 25 practice areas from offices throughout London and across England and Wales.Our client’s accomplishments are acknowledged and recommended in The Legal 500, Chambers and Partners, as a top tier firm.

Our client holds the Investors in People Gold Accreditation Quality Standard Mark and is LEXCEL, Cyber Essentials Plus and ISO 27001-2013 accredited and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Litigation Department Background:

Our litigation team has extensive experience in acting for both claimants and defendants, representing individuals, companies, charities or those involved in group litigation, in complex and high value civil / commercial litigation matters, including:

  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency
  • Building Disputes
  • Civil Fraud
  • Consumer/ Commercial Disputes
  • Contract Disputes
  • Debt
  • Interim Applications
  • International Cross Border Disputes
  • Probate Disputes
  • Professional Negligence
  • Residential Property Disputes

Our lawyers offer advice and assistance in dispute resolution and litigated cases and regularly acts in reported cases in the High Court and the Court of Appeal.The Litigation team is equipped to take swift action to protect our client’s interests and offer the best representation for any court action.

Main Responsibilities of the Role

  • Report directly to Department Director
  • Professional pro-active approach, strong client care skills and a sensitive and sympathetic understanding of clients’ needs
  • Assisting with casework including dealing with a range of Litigation cases
  • Attending clients, taking instructions and preparing cases
  • Dealing with correspondence
  • Managing a challenging case-load of clients’ matters from inception to completion
  • Preparing draft documents including witness statements and processing evidence
  • Attending conferences and court
  • Maintaining accurate time costing procedures
  • Implementing any recommendations made by your supervisor following monthly file reviews ensuring that these are dealt with promptly
  • Ensuring compliance with file management

Key Skills Required

  • Demonstrate passion and experience in a broad range of Litigation matters
  • A strong academic background with a Law degree
  • Legal experience as a Litigation Paralegal/Advisor
  • Clear understanding and application of Litigation Laws
  • Business acumen and the ability to market the Company
  • Excellent communications skills to work effectively with all types of people
  • Excellent analytical and organisational skills and ability to use own initiative but know when to seek guidance
  • Committedteam player,self -motivated and professional
  • Excellent IT Skills -familiar with Microsoft Office applications and document management skills

On offer is an attractive salary package, a supportive team environment and real prospects for promotion. The Company will allow hybrid working in accordance with the policy.

The company is committed to Equal opportunities, embraces diversity and inclusivity of its staff, and strives to ensure that their workforce reflects the diversity of the communities they serve.

About Gemini Recruitment:

Gemini Recruitment is a leading recruitment agency specialising in legal recruitment. We provide a highly focused service specialising in placements for Solicitors, Legal Executives, Trainee Solicitors, Paralegals and Legal Support Staff. We have intimate knowledge of specific opportunities in the legal market across the UK.

Our primary aim is to deliver a quality bespoke service to our clients. We are currently handling the careers of a number of experienced legal professionals ranging from legal support staff to Solicitors. Our clients are based across the country and have vacancies covering numerous areas of law. If you are looking for your first job or want to move up the career ladder, we can help.

The recruitment process will fully comply with GDPR and other applicable laws.Background checks including CRB / DBS checks will establish your eligibility to work in the UK and suitability to the role.

If you are keen to begin your career with a firm that is committed to training a new generation of Solicitors, apply now for one of our agents to contact you.

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