Litigation Paralegal

Recruiter
Marmion Recruitment
Location
Leeds
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our Client

Our client is a market-leading, award-winning debt-recovery law firm, with nearly 30 years experience in credit management, debt collection and debt purchase and is recognised as a leader in their field. They represent Local Authorities, corporates, Financial Institutions and & SMEs across a broad range of sectors.

There is now an opportunity for a Paralegal to join their Litigation department.

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate looking to expand their experience with a company that truly does promote integration and a strong team ethic.

You will be assisting with a range of matters, including complex contested matters through to Multi Track trial.

Job Role

As a Paralegal, under solicitor supervision, your role would be to assist in the handling of a high-volume case load of contested litigation matters; progressing County Court actions from defence to trial/conclusion. You will deal with written, email and telephone correspondence from customers, clients, court, third parties and other departments and ensuring delivery is in line with client SLA’s;

As well as assisting fee-earners with legal research, you will review evidence, draft witness statements and assist with drafting Pleadings and preparing court bundles.

The Candidate

Our client encourages training and progression and would ideally like somebody who is studying towards or has completed Level 6 CILEX. You will have sound working knowledge of CPR, Court procedures, SRA and FCA rules.

You will have at least two years experience of Commercial/Debt Litigation, dealing with a volume caseload. You will be well organised, with excellent communication skills and possess a keen eye for detail.

In addition to an attractive salary, our client offers

• Onsite parking

• Career progression opportunities

• Contributory pension

• Staff Social Club


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