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Litigation Paralegal

Employer
Origin Legal
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
6 Oct 2021
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Job Details

We are working on behalf of a city-based firm who are looking for a Litigation paralegal to join their team.  The successful candidate will assist in the general care and conduct of a variety of contested matters, including (but not restricted to), commercial disputes, insolvency proceedings, landlord and tenant and construction cases. 

In addition to that of the above, to conduct (under supervision) proceedings that have been allocated to the small claims track.

Role duties:

  • Setting up case management files
  • AML / Conflict Checks
  • Preparing general pre-action correspondence
  • Taking instructions
  • The Preparation of: - Pleadings, Case management documents, Position statements, Orders, Bundles, Settlement Agreements.
  • Drafting instructions to: - Counsel, Experts, Mediators
  • Attending hearings / client meetings/ mediations

Candidate Requirements:

  • Excellent academics, ideally gaining a 2:1 at degree level.
  • Paralegal with at least 5 years of litigation experience, ideally having conduct of his/her own caseload of disputed matters.
  • Excellent IT skills with experience in using MS Office and Case Management Systems.
  • Self-motivation, enthusiasm, and commitment.

All enquiries treated in the strictest confidence.

Company

Origin Legal is a specialist legal recruitment company launched in January 2005 by a management team that first came together in 1996. Origin Legal is recognised as one of the UK's leading providers of legal jobs at all levels for lawyers, legal executives, solicitors and paralegals. The company’s primary goal is to deliver the highest quality of service and through successful legal recruiting develop and maintain long term client relationships with firms throughout the UK and internationally.

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