Public Inquiry Paralegal

Recruiter
Reed Legal
Location
London (Central)
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Paralegal
Daily Rate: Umbrella £170 - £194.72
Contract Length: 26/02/2018 – 22/02/2019

REED Legal have a unique and exciting opportunity for Paralegals based in Central London to provide support to the public inquiry into the fire at Grenfell Tower.

This role is a fantastic opportunity to work at the heart of government in a vibrant and diverse environment. You will be working for an organisation that supports the Prime Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, ensuring that the government runs effectively. This organisation offers you an interesting and varied workload as you will be working in the corporate headquarters for government, taking the lead in critical policy areas.

To succeed in this role you will need excellent team working and IT skills and the ability to use your previous experience in a legal environment to provide the support needed during this Inquiry. Candidates who have experience of working with a sophisticated document management system are desirable and these systems should be mentioned in your applications.

Your Main Duties and Responsibilities:
 Providing a competent and well trusted legal support function
 To work closely with solicitors to progress a complex caseload
 Manage and support all aspects of case preparation and management from commencement of proceedings through to final hearing, ensuring strict adherence to legal deadlines
 Organise large volumes of material, identify missing documents, prioritise tasks and effectively communicate/share intelligence gathered with interested parties
 Conducting legal research
 Arranging and attending case conferences
 Attending Court/Tribunal

Please note that you do not require a legal background for this role but you must have experience of working in a legal environment.

If this role sounds like the ideal next step in your career then please email your CV, availability and salary expectations to laura.meek@reedglobal.com or apply online with a cover letter.

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