Paralegal
London

Paralegal

Ref: 305| Posted: 16th May 20182018-05-16

This vacancy is now closed
We have an opportunity for a Paralegal to join our clients’ insolvency team, in London.  This role is on a 12 month contract and there will be some travel involved. 
 
ABOUT OUR CLIENT
 
Our client is a leading UK supplier responsible for a number of public sector contracting opportunities.
 
THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT
  • Law degree plus LPC OR Law Degree plus BPTC OR Any degree plus law conversion OR CILEx equivalent
  • Minimum of 1 year’s litigation experience (Experience of specific area of litigation not required but the successful candidate will be required to understand the role quickly as they will have their own caseload as soon as possible)
  • Proven experience in managing own litigation caseload
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Good attention to detail
  • Highly motivated
To be successful you need good Legal Professional Skills, including the following essential requirements:
  • Reliable legal judgement and appreciation of legal risk
  • Sound analysis of issues
  • Managing a quality service for clients
  • Good litigation and case management skills.
JOB DESCRIPTION 
 
The Paralegal will be expected to:
  • Enhance their understanding of the Bankruptcy and Company winding up processes and the work involved, including having full conduct of contested cases i.e. annulments, rescissions, notices of opposition, interlocutory applications and set aside hearings.
  • Draft complex witness statements, guidance notes and briefs.
  • Undertake advocacy in both the High Court and County Courts.
  • Provide guidance and support to colleagues.
  • Have full conduct of cases where our client requests a High or County Court Judgement.
  • Undertake and apply legal research
 
REMUNERATION PACKAGE ON OFFER 
 
Competitive hourly rate