Dispute Resolution Paralegal

18000.00 - 23000.00 GBP Annual
17 May 2019
14 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A leading Legal 500 with multiple offices are currently seeking a Dispute Resolution Paralegal to join them in their busy offices in Sevenoaks. Working within a team of made up of Senior Solicitors and Partners, and supported by a Secretary, the successful Dispute Resolution Paralegal will play a vital part!

The successful Dispute Resolution Paralegal will work primarily with the Head of Department and Partner, providing legal support in a range of matters including both civil and commercial litigation.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

* Legal Research

* Drafting contracts and letters

* Assisting with a variety of commercial and civil litigation cases

* Assisting on case loads

* File preparation

* Preparing court bundles

* Client contact

The successful Dispute Resolution Paralegal will have the following background/skill set:

* Strong academics (at least 2:1 classification degree gained at respected University)

* Ideally gained some experience within a City or regional law firm, with focus on litigation

* Professional telephone manner

* Well presented

* High attention to detail

* Ability to manage own workload and work to deadlines

* Keen team player

* Must be local or have links to Kent

The successful Dispute Resolution Paralegal will benefit from on-going training and development, working for a firm which recognises and rewards its staff. You will join a successful team where there are opportunities for progression for the right candidate. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and driven individual.

This is a firm which offers a friendly working culture. Whilst staff are expected to work hard; enjoying a healthy work-life balance is actively encouraged. Staff are supportive of one another and there are regular social events to get involved in!

Please note: Whilst this firm offers training contracts (not guaranteed for applications), all trainee spaces are filled until 2021/2022 and therefore trainees will not be considered until this point

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