Litigation Paralegal

  • Irwin Mitchell LLP
  • Sheffield, UK
  • 06 Mar, 2019
Permanent Paralegal

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Paralegal to join one of Yorkshire's top Commercial Litigation teams. Based in the Sheffield office, this is an excellent opportunity to join a highly respected and successful department.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to start their career in Law as you will have early responsibility for managing your own caseloads and clients. Within your role, you will be supported to develop your skills within an established and innovative team. You will be required to provide preliminary advice and guidance to clients as well as preparing letters and documents. Therefore, your drafting skills should be such that you can produce clear and accurate written work with ease. 

We are looking for a truly talented and enthusiastic individual who has the ability to learn new skills quickly and with a willingness to actively contribute to the team. You must also be an exceptional communicator with rounded client service skills. 

Candidates who have completed the LPC would be considered as would candidates with a law degree or post graduate legal qualification. There is no requirement for previous legal experience however a good standard of education is important.  


The Benefits

In addition to your basic salary we have a competitive benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, discounted gym memberships and season ticket loans.

Additional Information

As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

The background checks made will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks ­with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.

Type

Private Practice

Salary

Competitive