Paralegal

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Category
    Legal - Paralegal
  • Contract Type
    Temporary contract
  • Salary
    £ 10 - £ 14 / Hourly
  • OrganizationType
    Office

JOB ROLE: Paralegal


TYPE: Temporary - opportunity to go permanent


Start Date: ASAP


HOURS: Monday-Friday FT hours


SALARY: £12+ DOE


BENEFITS: 29 days holiday + bank holidays, vouchers, discounts etc


LOCATION:West End London


INDUSTRY: Legal



Key Responsibilities and Challenges


Legal


Assistance on specific corporate law projects requiring specific legal training and knowledge, including, but not limited to:



  • Due diligence and document review



  • DD reports and prospectuses



  • Drafting of contracts and agreements



  • Pre- and post-closing assistance Verification



  • Preparing bundles and bibles



  • Proof-reading



  • Redaction



  • Legal Research



  • Taking instructions from the practice on, and completing, miscellaneous ad hoc tasks as required



  • Legal Technology Awareness


Ability to use and good working knowledge of platforms and supporting technology, including post-closing assistance tools, legal research tools and due diligence platforms


Administrative Skills


Assistance on specific projects requiring administrative skills and common sense, including:



  • Indexing



  • Preparing folder structures



  • Copy Checking



  • Archiving



  • Point of Reference



  • Provide assistance to Transactional Team Manager in the smooth running of tasks, including liaising professionally and efficiently with Lawyers and Clients on specific projects.



Character



  • Ability to work within a pressurized environment



  • Willingness to work long hours where there is the requirement to do so



  • Strong attention to detail (especially on time consuming and repetitive tasks)



  • Imaginative, highly motivated and driven to excel



  • Team player but able to work autonomously where necessary



  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills



  • Demonstrates strong commitment to maintaining high levels of customer service



  • Approachable and willing to learn new skills and take on responsibility



  • Appreciation of the culturally diverse environment in which the firm operates


Education / Qualification


Law degree or equivalent

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