Litigation & Regulatory Paralegal - Leeds (12 months FTC) - Pinsent Masons

Professional Title
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Para - Any
Areas of Practice
Commercial Litigation
Leeds Only

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Job Description

To assist Partners and fee earners as required, specifically around document searches, document bundles and cross referencing documentation. Other activities include project coordination, client liaison, paralegal duties and general administration tasks.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
· Research on behalf of Partners and other fee earners.

· Producing reports or market research.

· Manage and co-ordinate documentation on large scale cases.

· Researching case law, recent updates in the law, obtaining specific documents.

· Assisting other paralegals or trainees as requested.

· General administration tasks and assisting fee earners with other ad-hoc duties.

· Filing
· Case support
· Document management
· Bundle preparation
· Searches

Person Specification
· Educated to degree level or equivalent
· LPC qualification preferred
· Recognised legal/paralegal qualification preferred

Relevant Experience:
· Previous 1 year's office experience required
· Previous paralegal experience
· Previous experience of working in a professional service environment advantageous
· Projects management experience or IT specific experience

Key Skills:
· Attention to detail
· First class writing skills
· Very good organisational skills
· Excellent IT skills
· Good research skills
· Good communication skills
· Ability to communicate with employees at all levels within the firm and across all Practice and business support areas
· Working knowledge of dispute resolution processes

Personal Qualities/Behaviours
· Professional appearance and manner
· Flexible and able to use own initiative and requiring limited guidance
· A motivated self-starter who is a good team player
· Must be flexible as overtime may be required at short notice.