Employment Paralegal

Recruiter
Hays Legal
Location
England, London
Salary
£18000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted
08 Mar 2018
Closes
05 Apr 2018
Ref
3200091
Contact
Laura Carpenter
Practice area
Employment
Position
Paralegal
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Employment Paralegal, National Law Firm, London, Permanent, up to £28,000

Your new company
This full service national law firm was established in the late 19th Century, but is praised for its forward thinking approach to legal matters. Ranked in the top 100 law firms and with offices based nationally, it has a large scope and delivers an outstanding service to clients both domestically and internationally. The firm requires a paralegal with Employment experience to join its successful London office.

Your new role
You will assist with files managed by qualified lawyers and undertake routine legal tasks under supervision. This will include preparing trial bundles, collating documents and liaising with legal expenses insurers. You will draft basic legal documents using appropriate precedents and templates, and undertake legal research, presenting your findings accurately. You will be the first to deal with client enquiries, taking initial attendance notes and setting up files. You will ensure that work is compliant with risk management policies and procedures, including storing and retrieving information. You will act as a legal resource for the wider team when additional demands arise. You will support business development and marketing activities, including writing articles and blogs. You will attend events hosted by the firm to build up your network and develop client relationships. You will also promote the firm through various social media channels.

What you'll need to succeed
You have secured a minimum 2.1 in your LLB, and completed your LPC. It is essential that you have previous paralegal experience, ideally in employment law, however corporate and commercial experience will be considered as well. You are client focused and have a professional telephone manner. You are an effective communicator, can thrive in a busy working environment, are a team player, and can function under pressure.

What you'll get in return
You will work at a growing law firm with a great reputation in the market. Alongside a competitive salary the firm offers a competitive benefits package, including 26.5 days holiday per year and a pension scheme.

What you need to do now
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