Team Lead Paralegal - Project Support

30 Nov 2017
03 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
A Top 20 Law Firm is seeking a Project Support Team lead Paralegal to join their team in Manchester.

The individual would ideally have extensive paralegal experience along with some desirable, but not essential management/supervisory experience. They will be responsible for fee earning and the supervision of a team of Paralegals.

We are looking for an individual with a strong work ethic, who takes pride in their work, comfortable working at a fast pace and with a desire to supervise work and people management on a day-to-day basis. The ideal candidate will have:
Strong IT skills across multiple platforms and be open to leading the team on new technological solutions
Effective personal organisational and time management skills and the ability to juggle multiple demands and prioritise workloads
The ability to work under pressure, to tight timescales with a sense of urgency
Common sense, commerciality and the ability to exercise judgement
A strong desire to develop skills and capability
Experience working in either Litigation, commercial or corporate & banking undertaking paralegal legal support work
Intermediate level skills in undertaking administrative activity.
Excellent communication skills with a professional approach to clients
Ability to solve problems and queries effectively
Experience of supervising work or leading small teams

Main Duties:
The role of a Project Support Team Lead Paralegal is varied and includes:
Taking responsibility for the delivery of allocated tasks of both self and the team
Supervision of work conducted by the team
Liaising with instructors of work regarding return dates, process improvement and feedback.
Completing tasks to scope, on time and on budget
Delivering work to service standards in accordance with our excellence framework/SLA requirements
Taking ownership for the delivery of complete client satisfaction and continuous improvement
Team administration, including but not limited to team work allocation, training matrix, holidays and general HR queries
Compliance with the procedures of the business as set out in any core materials, manuals and training materials.
Supervision of team Legal Apprentices and allocation of work, supporting protected learning time.

If you have not been contacted within 10 working days please consider yourself unsuccessful on this occasion.
This job was originally posted as