Legal

Paralegal

Full Time Permanent

Manchester Jobs Board

Paralegal – FULL TRAINING PROVIDED

£20,000-£22,000+ bonus + benefits

Manchester
37.5 hours per week from Monday to Friday, working flexibly between 8am and 8pm.

We are on the look out for Paralegals to join our multi-disciplinary client legal practice in the heart of Manchester City Centre.

The ideal candidate will have a background in litigation and experience in running their own caseload, they offer considerable support and provide a great working environment as well as good prospects for future development within the business. This is a great time to join the practice with excellent opportunities to help build the team and avenues for future progression.

Paralegal Main Duties and Responsibilities:

* Initially handle a non-litigated caseload (litigated thereafter) in a high-quality and commercially effective manner

* Preparation and submission of claims to defendants, and ultimately the issuing of proceedings

* Draft legal documentation and conduct legal research

* Draft/edit client correspondence

* Interview clients and liaise with a variety of 3rd party professionals and stakeholders

* Maintain high standards of information recording and client care

* Undertake administrative tasks as required

* Draft instructions to experts and counsel

Paralegal Skills Required:

* Graduate – Law preferred

* LPC or ILEX qualification or working towards similar qualification

* Knowledge of general litigation

* Must have a good telephone manner, with confidence in delivery

* Excellent understanding of Proclaim or other case management system

* Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and relevant practice and business IT systems

* Highly motivated and pro-active team player

* Must be able to work in a flexible environment

What is in it for you?

* Basic salary of £20k – £22k depending on experience

* Performance Bonus / Commission Pay

* 25 days holiday + bank holidays

* Company pension

* Perfect city centre location

* Fantastic friendly and professional environment

* Excellent ongoing training and support

* Great opportunities for career progression and development

* 20% Gym Discount

* Other corporate discounts

Apply today! Interviewing now

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