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Paralegal

  • Location:

    Sheffield

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Sherelle Graham

  • Contact email:

    Sherelle.Graham@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/577991

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-16

  • Start date:

    30/06/2021 10:41:06

Paralegal

Would you like to work for a dynamic front facing firm who nurtures there employees and is driven by new technology?

Search Business Support are looking for enthusiastic Paralegal's to join our client's firm based in Sheffield. These roles have came up due to a new exciting client project and is a unique opportunity to join a company who offer a great career path along with the chance to work with an international brand who have offices all over the world.

These positions will be based on a fixed term contract which is scheduled to last 12 months, however will more than likely turn into a permanent role for candidates who impress our client and show a drive to succeed.

Job overview

  • Reviewing and analysing claimant and defendant documents
  • Drafting and filing procedural court documents
  • Assisting in the preparation of defences and witness statements
  • Preparing for hearings
  • Negotiating
  • Liaising within the wider department
  • Liaising with the client, courts, Counsel and the claimant's solicitors
  • Collaborating to achieve deadlines
  • Preparing management information
  • Accurate time recording
  • Managing a large caseload of claims on behalf of the defendant party

Requirements

Please note: Previous banking litigation experience is an advantage

Experience within court disputes, personal injury or litigation is essential

  • Must be enthusiastic
  • Strong IT skills
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Impeccable time keeping
  • Demonstrate effective communication with colleagues and external partners
  • The ability to work within a timescale and stick to deadlines
  • Demonstrate the ability to handle a heavy caseload
  • Prioritise and manage work load

If you feel like you have what it takes to be successful within this role then please apply by sending your CV to sherelle.graham@search.co.uk and I will be in touch in shortly.

Please note that due to the expected high number of applicants I will be unable to contact everyone, so please assume that you have been unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within 7-10 days and I wish you every success in your job search.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.