Commercial Disputes Paralegal

  • Job Reference: 1428
  • Date Posted: 14 September 2018
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: £28,000 to £29,000
  • Sector: Paralegal
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our client, an award-winning international law firm with stunning City offices are seeking 2 x Paralegals to assist their Commercial Dispute department on a 6-month fixed term contract basis.

This will be a busy and varied role and duties will include;

  • 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 - undertake 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.

To be considered, candidates should have strong academics (minimum 2.1 Law degree and good A levels) The LPC is also required for this position. Previous litigation experience gained from a similar international or US law firm is also required, in order to hit the ground running.

If you are available and interested, please send your CV in asap for consideration.