Commercial Disputes Paralegal

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Law Firms

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Serena Mutto

  • Contact email:

    serenamutto@taylorroot.com

  • Job ref:

    SER1082402_1554800666

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-09

A paralegal is required to support Partners and Associates in the Commercial Disputes group of a growing global law firm.

We are looking for someone to take an initial 6 month fixed term contract based in our clients London office. This is a varied role and you can expect to be involved with:

  • Document management for contentious matters - including bundling, overseeing photocopying/scanning, arranging, paginating and indexing instructions to counsel and experts, CMC bundles, disclosure bundles, and trial bundles. Also involvement in disclosure preparation.
  • Electronic disclosure document review - undertaking first and second level electronic document review.
  • Legal research - using legal databases and text books to obtain case law, articles, background, etc. Thereafter, organising this information into a manageable format for the relevant lawyer.
  • Procedural research - e.g. looking at a particular issue with reference to the CPR or discovering a particular court fee.
  • Outdoor work - e.g. lodging bundles/applications, issuing claim forms.

Candidates must have gained some disputes experience from a leading city firm.

To discuss this in more detail please apply with a current CV to serenamutto@taylorroot.com

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.