6 months ago
Dispute Resolution Paralegal
We are a full service law firm based in Newcastle upon Tyne serving clients throughout the UK and further afield. We have an outstanding reputation for delivering high quality partner-led advice with exceptional personal service.
With 200 employees including 33 partners and 90 lawyers, we are one of the largest law firms in the North East. Our client base includes large companies, owner managed businesses, healthcare professionals, leisure operators and rural businesses.
We have a vacancy for a full-time Paralegal to work in our busy Dispute Resolution department. The successful candidate will assist the team with a wide range of commercial and property litigation cases from straightforward contractual disputes dealt within the small claims court to high value multitrack matters.
The role will also involve working alongside colleagues in our Company Commercial, Employment and Commercial Property teams to minimize litigation for existing clients, work with the team to resolve contractual disputes pre-proceedings and also deal with contested matters up to trial.
The ideal candidate will be working towards or hold a specific legal qualification or be part qualified (eg CILEX/LPC).
An up to date working knowledge of the civil procedure rules and litigation process, a foundation in Company Law, Contract Law, Property Law and Law of Tort is required. As is an ability to build relationships with a broad range of clients from individuals, partnerships and limited companies from a variety of different sectors.
This role requires a motivated, organised and enthusiastic individual who can demonstrate analytical skills and a desire to work as a member of a dynamic team.
Please send your CV with a covering letter via the link below.