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Paralegal

Employer
Robert Walters
Location
England, London
Closing date
18 Jun 2024
Reference
2F485K-B8508842

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Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
Experience Level
Junior Level
Contract
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Public Sector/Local Authority
PQE
Trainee

Job Details


This role offers an initial 6-month contract, providing the opportunity to work directly with one of their esteemed clients. The successful candidate will be involved in managing caseloads, conducting complex investigations, and working on trials. This position requires office attendance five days initially.

* Initial 6-month contract with potential for extension
* Opportunity to work directly with a prestigious client
* Involvement in managing caseloads and conducting complex investigations


What you'll do:
* Develop an understanding of complex issues to review and categorise a wide range of evidence and contracts
* Use e-disclosure platforms and specific systems to implement relevance and redaction policies
* Provide regular updates on progress to fee earners within the team
* Ensure case files are completed to the requisite standard and comply with disclosure obligations
* Work with the press bureau to prepare press lines
* Serve Regulation Notices and appropriate disclosure to relevant parties in accordance with legislated timelines and guidance
* Conduct regular reviews of all cases and engage with line managers regarding high-risk cases
* Attend all hearings and provide instruction to counsel when necessary
* Complete all administrative responsibilities throughout each case


What you bring:

* At least 12 months experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal
* Willingness to undergo SC Clearance upon employment offer
* Accuracy, good organisational skills, flexibility, and ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
* Previous experience using case management systems or other legal technology is ideal but not essential
* Exceptional communication skills with confidence in dealing with senior stakeholders and external partner agencies
* Exceptional legal drafting skills

This role will be on a daily rate via umbrella company

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Company

Established in 1985, the Robert Walters Group is one of the world’s leading specialist professional recruitment consultancies with an international network of 44 offices in 21 countries. In the UK we specialise in the placement of permanent, contract and temporary positions across all levels of seniority and recruits across the accounting, finance, banking, IT, HR, legal, sales & marketing, secretarial and support disciplines.

Our specialist legal recruitment division provides a complete, fully integrated service that focuses on the placement of legal professionals into private practice, in-house and the public sector markets. Jobs at all degrees of seniority are covered, from newly-qualified lawyers to partner level, either on a locum, contract or permanent assignment basis.

Our extensive global network of offices allows us to place UK qualified lawyers overseas and internationally qualified lawyers in the UK. As part of the Robert Walters brand, the legal division is recognised worldwide and is associated with great expertise in our field and an unshakeable commitment to providing the best possible service.

For further information about the career prospects we can offer you, please visit our website:

www.robertwalters.com/legal

Company info
Telephone
020 7379 3333
Location
11 Slingsby Place
St Martin¹s Courtyard
London
WC2E 9AB
GB

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