Paralegal Contract

2 days left

Recruiter
Adecco
Location
City of London
Salary
£30000/annum
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a paralegal or newly qualified lawyer with the following experience for a 6 month contract with potential to extend. The position is working in the heart of London, Monday - Friday paying £30,000.

Experience required
* Previous experience of handling civil litigation claims, including breach of contract claims in the county court
* Relevant litigation experience must be within the last 2 years of employment
* Law degree or equivalent although paralegals without a legal qualification maybe considered with 4 years+ practical experience;
* Ability to run their own caseload of disputed debt recovery matters, claimant and defendant (breach of contract) claims from start to finish
* Ability to draft statements of case/claim forms, defences, witness statements and pre-action correspondence from scratch
* Ability to hit the ground running and work autonomously with minimal supervision
* Previous in-house work experience
* Experience of enforcing restrictive covenants (against ex-employees) is desirable but not essential.

If this is the role for you, please apply today!
Adecco are an equal opportunities employer. Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer