Civil Fraud / Commercial Litigation Paralegal

  • Peters & Peters
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Sep 05, 2017
Contract Commercial Litigation Fraud

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced paralegal to join our Civil Fraud and Commercial Litigation department. This is a full-time role and the successful candidate must be able to commit to at least a year. We also need someone who can start ASAP, ideally within the next few weeks.

You will provide dedicated legal and administrative support on one case. Tasks may include administrative support for hearings and trials, including agreeing indices, preparing bundles, arranging transcribers and other logistical support; drafting research memos on a range of issues and taking detailed notes at meetings or during conference calls with clients, Counsel and third parties. Strong communication skills are essential, together with an exceptionally high standard of written and spoken English.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A very strong academic background, including a law degree or GDL and the LPC or Bar course
  • Previous paralegal or legal research experience within a litigation department;
  • Excellent written and spoken English;
  • Pro-active organisational skills
  • High attention to detail and ability to prioritise;
  • Strong IT skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

You will be highly-organised, conscientious and able to cope with challenging deadlines.

The salary is £27,500. We also offer 25 days annual leave per year, together with a range of other benefits.

Peters & Peters is committed to diversity and inclusion.

To apply, please e-mail your CV ASAP to Julie Beckwith.