08 May We are recruiting!
Paralegal – Commercial Litigation
We are a leading litigation firm of solicitors with an excellent reputation based in Cheltenham and seeking a paralegal to assist and support the litigation team.
Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
- assisting solicitors with their work load
- research work
- preparing cases for hearings and/or conferences
- assisting with case progression including ‘disclosure’ of documents
- drafting documents, legal forms and letters
- liaising with clients
- preparing court bundles
You will have a law degree (and preferably completed your LPC) with a real interest in litigation work. You may well have gained practical paralegal experience in a Commercial Litigation Department.
We are looking for someone who is organised, reliable and well presented with excellent written and verbal communication skills. It is important that you have a proactive, ‘can do’ attitude and the ability to act on your own initiative. The department is busy and it will be necessary for you to be able to multi-task and prioritise your workload. You should be PC literate with good typing skills and excellent attention to detail. You will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement.
The core working hours are 09:00 to 17.30 hours but flexibility is required when a heavy work load demands.
Start Date: ASAP (1 year fixed contract with a 3 month probationary period)
Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter detailing your suitability and availability (possible start date) for this role to Katie Norton:
by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or
by post: Croft Solicitors, 19 Imperial Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1QZ