Commercial Litigation Paralegal

Charterhouse Recruitment
Sale, UK
16 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Charterhouse Recruitment Services are seeking an experienced Commercial Litigation Paralegal on behalf of our Client, to work from their office in Sale.

Our Client was awarded 'top ranked law firm' by leading legal directory and are a 'leading legal firm' in legal 500. Employing over 400 staff across the UK, they are continuously expanding meaning excellent development and career progression opportunities.

The chosen Candidate will be assigned to work with a Senior Solicitor, engaged in a wide range of litigation for private clients and businesses.

Applicants should be educated to degree level, however, demonstratable experience within the workplace would be considering in lieu of this.

Duties shall include;
• Obtaining instructions from, and reporting to, Clients
• Drafting documents and correspondence
• File management and maintenance
• Preparation of court bundles and briefs
• Research
• Business Development
• Performing any other duties which from time to time are required within the department

It is essential Applicants possess the following skills;
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
• Excellent keyboard and IT skills
• Organised
• Be able to work to deadlines and under pressure
• Be client focused
• Be hands on and a team player

It would be advantageous is the chosen Candidate had experience of civil and/or commercial litigation.

Working hours will be 37.5 per week, and the chosen Candidate must be flexible to cover between 8am and 6pm.

Additional Information;
• Death in service x2 salary
• Private medical insurance
• 22 days holiday pa plus bank holidays
• 3% contribution scheme

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