Paralegal

  • Job Reference: 1525
  • Date Posted: 1 November 2018
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Paralegal
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Paralegal opportunity based in the London office of a top US Litigation Law firm. Our client, a top US Law firm is currently looking to recruit a Paralegal to assist a mix of Partners and Associates with Paralegal, PA and admin duties on a permanent basis within the firm's Competition team. This is an excellent opportunity to work for one of the top US Litigation and Arbitration law firms in London.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • All aspects of hearing preparation; from the commencement of proceedings to the final hearing
  • Document review
  • Legal research
  • Reviewing witness statements and expert reports
  • Drafting legal documentation and correspondence
  • Preparing trial bundles
  • E-filing court records
  • Liaising with clients in a friendly and professional manner
  • Booking meetings, arranging travel and diary management

The successful candidate will be comfortable to operate within a busy working environment, and must be able to meet crucial daily deadlines and assist with on-going project related work. In addition the successful candidate needs to be highly organised, be able to judge what is urgent and what tasks should take priority. As the successful Legal Assistant you will need to be extremely enthusiastic, hardworking, have good attention to detail as well as strong communication/ organisational skills and flexible attitude with regards to overtime.

To be considered, candidates must have strong academics including a law degree LLB and/or LPC along with some paralegal, legal assistant, admin experience preferably within the Competition/ Litigation area of law. If you are interested in the position and would like some further information, please send your CV to Ryder Reid for immediate consideration.