Commercial Litigation Paralegal

  • Job Reference: 72666
  • Date Posted: 28 April 2022
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £28,000 to £32,000
  • Sector: Arbitration, Commercial Lit, Private Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Jon Cowdry
  • Email: jon@ll-j.com
  • Telephone: 020 7600 1690

Job Description

THE FIRM

A well regarded litigation team in central London

THE ROLE

Case management:

Paralegals organise and maintain large electronic and paper case files. They are responsible for the underlying day-to-day aspects of the case through the implementation of procedures for maintaining materials/documents received from clients, and indexing these materials or organising for their upload to the database, for eventual review by the associate team.

Document review:

Paralegals work with trainee lawyers and interns to conduct first level reviews with the second level review conducted by the associate team.

Filings:

Paralegals assist with the written work of associates during the submission phases, ensuring styles are applied consistently across documents, conducting cite-checking and proofreading, and managing the collection and organisation of supporting documentation (including their indexing).

Hearings:

In addition to leading the logistical planning of the hearing (which typically involves negotiating contracts with transcribers; interpreters and hearing venues), paralegals work closely with other fee-earners on opening/closing presentations including being responsible for PowerPoint presentations. They also assist with preparation of crossexamination bundles. working closely with fee-earners throughout.

THE PERSON

* Paralegal with ideally 12 months experience in a commercial litigation gained at a large firm

* Specific experience in defamation and reputation management would be ideal

* Strong academic background

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.