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Hays Legal
England, Bristol
Closing date
2 Mar 2021
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Paralegal jobs in Bristol and Exeter with leading national law firm

The role
Our client are seeking to recruit motivated and enthusiastic paralegals to join their Commercial Services Division, based in either their Exeter or Bristol offices. In this role you will be supporting the fee earners across the Division, encompassing Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Litigation, Banking & Finance, Employment and Restructuring & Insolvency as needed on a flexible basis, and working on a variety of matters. These are full time, office based, permanent positions. You will enjoy top tier work together with an excellent work/life balance.

What you'll need to succeed
You will ideally have prior paralegal experience within one or more of the following areas - Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Litigation, Banking & Finance, Employment and Restructuring & Insolvency. You will likely be a Law graduate and will be dedicated to a career in Law, being self-motivated and eager to learn and develop. The firm will encourage and enable you to work proactively with fee earners to provide them with all the support they need in order to deliver great results for clients. You will be a quick learner, have excellent IT skills and be meticulous and thorough in order to deliver high quality work.

This is a great opportunity if you're looking to work for a leading firm within a supportive and stimulating team environment. Interviews and induction processes are being coordinated remotely at present, to enable people to begin working from home until such time as it is possible to return to the office.

What you need to do now
If you are interested in applying for this position click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new role, please contact Harriet Chapman in complete confidence at Hays on 0117 374 6300. We would expect a lawyer with the given PQE to have gained the level of experience required, but this does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

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Network of Experts

Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

We offer confidential, expert advice on job opportunities, compensation, business plans and exit strategies pertinent to professionals considering a move. We have the ear of key decision makers across all our clients and we have been instrumental in introducing and placing hundreds of fee earners and company secretaries into a vast array of organisations. From blue chip corporates, national and international firms through to niche practices, we have deep knowledge of the legal company secretary market.

If an organisation has strategic growth plans or needs incisive market analysis, we are often consulted as a first point of contact.

Understanding your needs

Whether you are looking to progress your career as a lawyer, legal executive, paralegal or company secretary, Hays' unparalleled recruiting expertise will assist you realising your career potential by finding you the right role at the right time.

Our consultants have an expert knowledge of the legal jobs market within UK and internationally. We aim to work closely with you and build a thorough understanding of your goals and aspirations through discussions and meetings.

We will:
- work with you to refine your CV
- offer guidance on how to improve your prospects
- provide insight into the sulture and expectations of the organisation to ensure you are well prepared throughout the interview process
- guide you through any job offer discussions, acting as your representative to ensure your interests are looked after

To find out more about currently available jobs or for advice on your recruitment needs visit or contact your local Hays office.

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