Job Description

£28500/annum + benefits (pro rata)

Experienced Paralegal / Legal Assistant

Experienced Paralegal / Legal Assistant - Regulatory - City Law Firm - 6 month Fixed Term Contract

An interesting contract role for an experienced Paralegal / Legal Assistant, in the Regulatory division of a popular City based law firm, has become immediately available due to expansion.

Please note we are looking for the following:

* Strong legal experience (min. 6 months - 1 year)

* Excellent A Level grades and degree - LPC / BPTC highly desirable

* Witness statement experience

* Experience with own caseloads

This Paralegal/ Legal Assistant role would suit ambitious and confident candidates with excellent academic grades, knowledge and experience of Regulatory law and experience of managing their own case loads in a fast-paced legal environment.

As well as outstanding research skills, you’ll also have some experience of preparing bundles for hearings and taking and preparing witness statements.

With a proactive nature, a professional demeanour and a hard working attitude you will possess excellent communication and organisational skills.

Key responsibilities in the Experienced Paralegal / Legal Assistant contract role include:

* Consideration of papers received on instruction

* Liaising and speaking with witnesses in order to take statements from them

* Drafting witness statements

* Obtaining documentary evidence

* Drafting case summaries and legal documents

* Client and witness liaison

* Preparing bundles for hearings

* Various administrative tasks

* Document management including using internal electronic systems to progress cases and provide update reports to clients

Key skills, experience and attributes required to be successful in these positions include:

* Graduate level, ideally 2.1 degree or above and excellent A Level results

* LPC or BPTC graduates

* Previous experience working as Paralegal or Legal Assistant

* Experience in Regulatory / Professional Discipline law is highly beneficial

* Experience of taking and preparing witness statements

* Experience of preparing bundles for hearings

* Experience and ability to manage own case loads

* Excellent research and administration skills and experience of dealing with and managing large quantities of documentation

* Exceptional language skills, both written and spoken including spelling and grammar and confident communication skills

* Fluent English is essential, Welsh language skills are highly desirable

* Highly organised, meticulous and ability to multi-task

* Strong IT skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

* Interest and enthusiasm for law

* Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information

* Professional, diplomatic, confident and hardworking

Excellent working conditions, benefits and competitive salary are on offer.
Standard hours are 9.30am - 5.30pm


If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience required for this Paralegal / Legal Assistant position, then we’d like to hear from you. Please submit your CV ASAP, quoting ‘LO - Experienced Paralegal / Legal Asst - Regulatory