International Arbitration Paralegal

Location
City of London
Salary
Salary to £35,000
Posted
02 Apr 2024
Closes
22 Apr 2024
Ref
DL - PCIA
Contact
Damian Larbey
Job Title
Paralegal
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Market-leading International Arbitration law firm is hiring an International Arbitration Paralegal with hybrid working and paid overtime available for an initial 6-month FTC

  • To £35,000
  • Hybrid pattern of 3 days in the office / 2 days working remotely
  • High-quality work on ground-breaking cases

In this role you will have the unique opportunity to play a crucial role, providing vital support to fee earners on a daily basis, with case management, assistance with filings and hearings, legal research, document management and review.

 

International Arbitration Paralegal responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining large electronic and paper case files, responsible for the day-to-day management, of the case file and indexing materials and documents received from clients for upload and review by the associate team.
  • Working with lawyers and interns to conduct first level reviews ahead of the second level review conducted by the associate team.
  • Assisting 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.
  • Leading the logistical planning of the hearing (which typically involves negotiating contracts with transcribers, interpreters and hearing venues)
  • Working closely with other fee-earners on opening/closing presentations, responsible for PowerPoint presentations
  • Assisting with preparation of cross-examination bundles, working closely with fee-earners throughout.

 

International Arbitration Paralegal skills and knowledge required:

  • At least 12+ months' experience as a Commercial Litigation or International Arbitration paralegal, and have, ideally, participated in both in-person and virtual hearings.
  • Possess excellent academic background: educated to degree level and either have a law degree or have studied law in some other capacity.
  • A proven interest in the law, international arbitration and/or dispute resolution.
  • A team player attitude, with a clear appreciation of client service both internally and externally.
  • Strong organization and time management skills, with the ability to work to strict deadlines and to prioritise competing demands.
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision when required and provide proactive support to fee-earners.
  • A self-starter with high levels of energy and drive.
  • Professionalism and confidence in dealing with senior stakeholders including both partners and clients and with colleagues in other offices, including co-counsel.

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