Paralegal x2 (Court of Protection, Sheffield)

Irwin Mitchell Llp
27 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for two enthusiastic Paralegals to work in our Court of Protection department based in the Sheffield office. The Company Irwin Mitchell is passionate about the law and in providing our clients with the very best legal advice and guidance. We believe in putting our clients first. Our client care is second to none and this, underpinned by our promise to exceed client expectations, has helped the firm to grow to become one of the UK's most successful and respected law firms. Today we employ over 2800 people in 15 UK offices. The Department The Court of Protection is the judicial body in England and Wales responsible for managing the affairs, assets and estates of anyone who does not have capacity to manage their own finances. The team has a strong reputation in dealing with the full range of Court of Protection services including deputyship services, gifts, Enduring & Lasting Powers of Attorney and replacing deputyships with private trusts. We have dedicated departments located in Newcastle, Sheffield, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds and London that provide a specialist nationwide service. Our team based approach means we work with colleagues to combine legal expertise from financial management, planning, investment, taxation and returns to the Court. The Role This is a superb opportunity for you to develop your skills and experience within an established and innovative environment. Post-holders can expect to deal with clients, draft documents, progress the litigation process and attend court. You will be a team player with strong communication skills and an understanding of client care. You will have experience of working in a legal environment and an understanding of office procedures, along with a pro-active approach and the ability to work on your own initiative, managing your time to meet deadlines. The successful candidate will have a professional telephone manner with strong attention to detail and sound IT skills. If you thrive on being busy and can adapt well to new challenges, then we'll give you all the training and support you'll need to help you succeed in this highly rewarding role. The Benefits In addition to your competitive basic salary we have an exciting benefits package including a contributory pension scheme, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, season ticket loans, childcare vouchers. Additional Information The reference code for this role is S210817/PARA. Feel free to contact Clare Fatkin, Recruitment Officer, if you have any further questions relating to the role - ****************************** Please note that we are not accepting agency CVs for this position. Irwin Mitchell is an Equal Opportunities Employer. For all recruitment updates, follow us on Twitter - @WorkatIM
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