Litigation Paralegal

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • London, UK
  • 08 Apr, 2019
Permanent Paralegal

Job Description

The Norton Rose Fulbright Global Dispute Resolution Group is one of the first choice practices for the complex, high-value international work of global corporations and financial institutions. We have particular expertise in financial services, insurance, energy and infrastructure, construction, and transport (which includes our market-leading shipping and aviation practices).

The Role

  • Legal and factual research.
  • Electronic document management (structuring folders and sub-folders for matter-centric working in the DMS, setting up and managing deal rooms, setting up and managing data rooms, establishing electronic filing standards in accordance with our firm’s best practice, electronic bibles).
  • Hard copy document management, (execution of documents, setting up and managing data rooms, deeds management, bibles, assembling documents for regulatory purposes).
  • Assisting in setting up project plans, monitoring and updating plans.
  • Assisting in carrying out searches, collating regulatory filings, submissions and reviewing results of searches.
  • Attending meetings and minuting/noting actions and following up.
  • Collating comments received from the other side/our clients, assisting in carrying amendments through in to documents, and proof reading.
  • Such other tasks as may be required.

Skills and Experience Required

  • Evidence of previous paralegal experience, ideally gained within a City Law Firm.
  • Must have LLB Law (or non law) Degree and either passed the CPE, LPC, BVC or LLM or equivalent.
  • Experience of working in a fast paced professional services environment.
  • Experience across one or more disciplines is desirable.
  • High levels of computer literacy and competence.
  • Proven forward planning skills and the ability to manage own workload and prioritise workloads effectively.
  • Research skills, particularly internet research.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Flexibility and a flexible approach to working hours.
  • Excellent personal presentation, articulate and professional.
  • Positive, committed and prepared to use initiative and learn.
  • Ability to take responsibility.
  • Ability to deal with people at all levels.
  • Good attention to detail and problem solver.

Type

Private Practice

Salary

Competitive