Human Rights Paralegal - London
£27,500 plus benefits
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.
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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