Paralegal - Property Litigation

Recruiter
Liverpool
Location
Liverpool
Salary
£16,000 plus bonus and comprehensive benefits
Posted
21 Apr 2017
Closes
21 May 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are seeking a candidate to join one of our specialist legal teams. The successful applicant will have strong academic results to at least A Level standard, an interest in property management law and a very strong worth ethic.

This is an excellent opportunity to demonstrate your legal and organisational skills in a specialist team with opportunities to develop your career progress within our business.

Key Responsibilities

The role will involve assisting in the administration and management of a litigated caseload including duties such as:

- Preparation of witness statements
- Drafting claims
- Reviewing leases
- Preparing briefs to counsel
- Liaising with counsel and clients on the day of hearing
- Trial and hearing bundles
- General file administration

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Previous litigation and professional services experience is not essential.

You should have excellent organisational skills and be able to work effectively under pressure in order to meet deadlines. Strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills are essential.

The successful candidate will be able to work effectively within a varied team, have an extremely strong work ethic and the willingness to 'go the extra mile' when required to produce results or meet a deadline.

In return for your hard work and team spirit you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package and work in a superb office environment in the heart of Liverpool adjacent to Liverpool One and its many amenities.

37 hours per week