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Leigh Day
London, Greater London, England
10 days ago

Human Rights (Actions Against the Police) Paralegal - London 

Fixed Term Contract (12 months), Full-time

£27,500 plus benefits

Reference: PARA/HR/YKR/SEPT23

About Leigh Day

We are a top 100 law firm committed to claimant-only cases, ensuring that individuals have the same access to justice as the UK Government and large corporations. We’re not afraid to take on difficult and challenging cases involving medical negligence, serious personal injuries, discrimination in the workplace, defective products and human rights abuses in this country and overseas.

About the team

Our Human Rights team act for individuals, groups and organisations which brings challenges against public authorities (such as government bodies, local authorities and agencies), in a range of areas such as civil liberties, human rights breaches, community care, and regularly acts in Inquest & Court of Protection cases.

About the role

We have an opportunity for a paralegal to join our Actions Against the Police team. Our work covers a broad range of litigation including private law claims for compensation and public law claims for judicial review, focusing on discrimination, Human Rights Act breaches and inquest cases. The work involved will be varied and, at times, highly challenging. It will ideally suit a Paralegal who has relevant experience and / or interest in this area of law, is highly resilient and has excellent organisational and document management skills.

For more details about the role, who we’re looking for and how to make your application, please click “apply” to be re-directed to our careers page.

Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Leigh Day is committed to the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion. We value the diversity of our colleagues, our clients and the third parties with whom we work. We seek to create an environment where everyone feels included and valued for their unique characteristics, skills and abilities and supported in their needs and responsibilities.

Employee benefits

  • Hybrid working (typically 2 days from home for a full-time worker)
  • 29 days annual leave (excluding public holidays)
  • Enhanced pension contributions (Aviva)
  • Life assurance 4 x salary
  • Healthcare cash plan with Medicash
  • Bupa Private Health Insurance
  • Subsidised gym/ sports team membership up to 50% off
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced maternity & paternity pay
  • Free breakfasts & lunch every day

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