Paralegal Litigation 12 Month FTC

Employer
CMS UK
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
11 Jun 2022
CMS are looking for a Paralegal to provide a professional support service to the Litigation and Arbitration team for an initial twelve month period.
About CMS
CMS is a Future Facing firm. With 80 offices in 50 countries and 5,000+ lawyers worldwide, we combine deep sector understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability not only to see what's coming, but to shape it.

CMS is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence. We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. Our bold approach to a changing future ensures that we nurture our employees and recruit top talent.
About the Role
- Reviewing, checking and collating documents, ensuring that we achieve the high standards of accuracy and presentation which our clients expect.

- Taking responsibility for a number of matter management tasks, including creating and managing internal trackers.

- Assisting with ad-hoc data analysis of data provided by the client.

- Assisting with the preparation of electronic and hardcopy bundles.

- Legal research.

- Proof-reading.
About You
- A degree in Law or Business Law or previous litigation paralegal experience in an office or legal environment would be advantageous

- Advanced proficiency in Excel

- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, challenging environment to tight deadlines

- Organised, disciplined and thorough with a high degree of attention to detail

- Strong communication skills

- Experience of disclosure and hearing bundles would be an advantage

- Ability to build relationships with internal stakeholders and clients
Equal Opportunities
At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do. We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive. For further information about CMS' diversity initiatives and programmes, please view the Diversity & Inclusion pages on our website.

Please apply online or contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions. For information regarding our competitive range of benefits please visit our Rewards & Benefits page on our website.

Please note that CMS have a preferred agency panel in place. Only applications submitted via the portal at the point of instruction will be accepted.

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