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Leigh Day
London, Greater London, England
Full time
9 days ago

Human Rights Paralegal - London 

Permanent, Full-time

£27,500 plus benefits

Reference: PARA/MV/HR/SEPT23

About Leigh Day

We are a top 100 law firm committed to claimant-only cases and 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 acts for individuals, groups and organisations bringing challenges against public authorities (such as government bodies, local authorities and agencies), in a range of areas such as civil liberties, human rights and community care, and regularly acts in Inquests & in Court of Protection cases.

About the role

We have an opportunity for a paralegal to join the team to support a solicitor with varied caseload which includes Inquests, Court of Protection cases, judicial reviews and claims under the Human Rights Act 1998 on behalf of bereaved families, children and vulnerable adults.

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.

Interviews will be carried out on a rolling basis, so please submit your application as early as possible in order to be considered.

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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