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Play a vital support role in cutting edge education, human rights and public law litigation

Bindmans is a successful London law firm, with a reputation for excellence and being at the cutting edge of legal developments

Position Summary Statement:

We are seeking to recruit an experienced paralegal within our Public Law & Human Rights Department. This role will support up to five qualified lawyers in a team that comprises two partners, three associates and five other solicitors within our Public Law & Human Rights. The team’s work includes a wide range of judicial review and general public law work, as well as work in the Court of Protection and Mental Health Tribunal.

The post holder may ultimately be considered for a training contract at the firm following an internal recruitment process (though there can be no guarantee of a trainee vacancy).

Main duties and responsibilities:

The role will consist of handling new enquiries, assisting fee earners with case preparation, file administration, preparing and managing funding applications to the Legal Aid Agency, undertaking legal research, preparing draft documents including witness statements and schedules, drafting aspects of advice, processing evidence, preparing, collating and ordering documentation, attending conferences and court.

Skills / Knowledge Requirements:

Legal qualifications, legal professional experience, and knowledge of public and human rights law, as well as legal aid funding are desirable.

You will also need to be highly motivated, proactive, self-servicing, enthusiastic, have excellent drafting, communication, organisation and administrative skills, a flexible and professional attitude, an ability to work on confidential matters and under pressure together with a keen eye for detail

Equality & Diversity

Bindmans LLP is an equal opportunities employer, committed to increasing diversity in our firm and our wider profession. Applications from candidates who are BME, have a disability or who are from a less privileged background are particularly encouraged.

How to apply

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification for the role.

If you are interested in applying please complete the attached recruitment pack.

Completed recruitment packs can be or sent via post to: HR Department, Bindmans LLP, 236 Gray’s Inn Road, London, WC1X 8HB. Please quote reference number: PublicPara-09/2020.

Please note that CVS will not be accepted for this role.

STRICTLY NO AGENCY APPLICATIONS.
Play a vital support role in cutting edge education, human rights and public law litigation

Bindmans is a successful London law firm, with a reputation for excellence and being at the cutting edge of legal developments

Position Summary Statement:

We are seeking to recruit an experienced paralegal within our Public Law & Human Rights Department. This role will support up to five qualified lawyers in a team that comprises two partners, three associates and five other solicitors within our Public Law & Human Rights. The team’s work includes a wide range of judicial review and general public law work, as well as work in the Court of Protection and Mental Health Tribunal.

The post holder may ultimately be considered for a training contract at the firm following an internal recruitment process (though there can be no guarantee of a trainee vacancy).

Main duties and responsibilities:

The role will consist of handling new enquiries, assisting fee earners with case preparation, file administration, preparing and managing funding applications to the Legal Aid Agency, undertaking legal research, preparing draft documents including witness statements and schedules, drafting aspects of advice, processing evidence, preparing, collating and ordering documentation, attending conferences and court.

Skills / Knowledge Requirements:

Legal qualifications, legal professional experience, and knowledge of public and human rights law, as well as legal aid funding are desirable.

You will also need to be highly motivated, proactive, self-servicing, enthusiastic, have excellent drafting, communication, organisation and administrative skills, a flexible and professional attitude, an ability to work on confidential matters and under pressure together with a keen eye for detail

Equality & Diversity

Bindmans LLP is an equal opportunities employer, committed to increasing diversity in our firm and our wider profession. Applications from candidates who are BME, have a disability or who are from a less privileged background are particularly encouraged.

How to apply

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification for the role.

If you are interested in applying please complete the attached recruitment pack.

Completed recruitment packs can be or sent via post to: HR Department, Bindmans LLP, 236 Gray’s Inn Road, London, WC1X 8HB. Please quote reference number: PublicPara-09/2020.

Please note that CVS will not be accepted for this role.

STRICTLY NO AGENCY APPLICATIONS.
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