Litigation PA/Paralegal

  • Location
    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • Category
    Legal - Paralegals
  • Contract Type
  • Industry
  • External Reference
  • Salary
    20000 £ - 24000 £ / Year

Litigation PA/Paralegal
Start date - ASAP
Mon - Fri 35 hours (9am-5pm)
Up to £24,000

Our prestigious client based in Nottingham is currently looking to recruit a Litigation Paralegal to join their Litigation department to assist the busy team. Experience is ESSENTIAL for this role. Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Duties will include but not limited to:

  • Typing of correspondence and documents including Court documents and Instructions to Counsel, reports, file notes, attendance notes, commercial agreements and various versions of those agreements

  • Preparing trial/ Mediation bundles

  • Photocopying

  • Preparing enclosures ready for signing and sending out with the post.

  • Opening and closing client files.

  • Filing of incoming and outgoing correspondence, e mails and other documents and keeping this up to date.

The ideal candidate:

  • A positive and proactive approach

  • Accurate typing skills, including dictation

  • The ability to take personal responsibility

  • You must be able to remain calm in pressured situations

  • The ability to maintain tact and diplomacy

  • The ability to build relationships with Partners, fee earners, and external clients/contacts

  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft and other commonly used legal applications

  • Effective and professional telephone manner

  • Knowledge and experience to anticipate needs and respond to requests/queries from clients on own initiative

  • Able to work either on own initiative or as part of a team.

  • Displaying sound judgement and decision making/problem solving skills

  • Ability to display discretion when dealing with sensitive information

A 'can do', positive attitude is necessary and competent IT skills are a must, particularly Excel and Word.

If you believe you would excel in this position, please apply today by sending your up-to-date CV via the link provided.

Due to the number of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.

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