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Banking Litigation Paralegal

Hays Legal
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Closing date
8 Jul 2021

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Practice area
Banking and finance
1 year
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Banking Litigation Paralegal, 12 month FTC (opportunity to become permanent) ,Manchester, £20,000 - £25,000,

Your new company
A leading international firm with offices in over 43 countries, they have an enviable reputation in the Manchester and international markets. They boast of deep sector understanding with a global overview which gives them an edge in serving their clients' needs and understanding legal and business issues before they arise. They employ the latest technology to drive efficiencies and provide their clients with a high class of service.

Your new role
You will be based in the Manchester office working with the financial services team on a new and exciting project. You will act on behalf of the firms' banking clients. The clients are household names meaning you will have exposure to top tier work and high-profile clients. You will be working on a specific defendant litigation project, providing support to senior fee earners. You will be responsible for reviewing and analysing claimants' arguments, drafting court documentation and managing the process to hearing or settlement. You will be supported by robust processes, document automation and automated workflows.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be an experienced litigation paralegal with strong academics. You will have a high level of attention to detail and drafting skills. You will understand the litigation process and have managed files from inception to completion. You will be used to handling a high-volume case load and have experience meeting tight deadlines.

What you'll get in return
You will get a competitive salary and benefits package. You will gain experience at an elite commercial law firm and have exposure to high tier work. There are opportunities for the role to be extended or become permanent for the top performing candidates. Flexible working options available.

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