06 Dec 2018
18 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A prestigious legal client of ours has engaged with Adecco to assist with recruiting for a Paralegal.

Based in the heart of Nottingham our client is a specialist in corporate and property law. Owner managed and expanding we have been tasked to recruit a Paralegal to join the team.

Main responsibilities

* Responsible for assisting with the management of employment cases.
* Drafting, reviewing and analysing documents, including ET1s and ET3s, disclosure and bundle documents and statements
* Assist with the drafting of general documents and letters, contracts of employment and associated documents, and solid drafting skills are essential
* As an Employment Paralegal you will be assisting in all aspects employment law work on behalf of employer clients
* Reviewing and drafting Policies, Handbooks and Contracts
* Manage their own workload, which will include contentious and non-contentious work
* Assisting clients in negotiations about termination and addressing issues such as: Settlement Agreements, disciplinary and grievance issues and procedures and discrimination claims and to prepare cases for Tribunal hearings, principally on behalf of Claimants
* Preparation of bundles, and the management of client reporting systems
* In addition to building on your fee earning experience the team do a lot of networking including seminars, conferences and social events
* Ideally you will be a law graduate or studying towards your CILEx qualification
* Must be able to demonstrate a genuine interest in employment law and want to progress
* Dealing with and managing data subject access requests

Skills and qualifications

* Ideally have gained at least 12 month's experience within Employment law and experience of handling your own case load of Employment matters.
* An understanding of GDPR would be advantageous
* Good organisational skills to ensure that the tasks are effectively scheduled within working time available, and that urgent work is completed and returned with the specified timescales
* A methodical and organised approach with keen attention paid to every detail
* Be commercially aware and highly client focused
* Excellent communication skills
* Self-confident and ability to demonstrate initiative
* Ability to grasp things quickly and easily
* Enthusiastic, energetic with a positive, can do attitude
* Good working knowledge of various applications – word, excel, outlook, digital dictation
* Ability to adapt to change, new practices and remain calm under pressure and find solutions
* Dealing with and managing data subject access requests

The ideal applicant will also have the ability to work under pressure using their own initiative. This is a full-time role with a competitive salary and benefits.

If you would like to apply to the position please contact Shehzad Ghani at Adecco Nottingham on (phone number removed).

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