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Leigh Day
London, Greater London, England
9 days ago

Human Rights Paralegal - London
6 months fixed term contract, Full-time
£27,500, plus benefits
Reference: PARA/CR/HR/NOV23

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 exciting opportunity for a Paralegal to assist the Partner and Solicitor(s) working on claims for abuse and / or mistreatment, both cases of non-recent childhood sexual and physical abuse and cases of current abuse or neglect in health, education and social care settings. The work involved will be varied and, at times, highly challenging. It will ideally suit a Paralegal who has an interest in this area of law, is highly resilient and can empathise with this particular client group and has excellent organisational and document management skills.

For more details about the role, who we are looking for and how to apply, please click 'Apply' to be redirected to our website.

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.

We welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status

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

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