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 Environment team works within the wider Human Rights team and acts for individuals, concerned local groups, charities and NGOs. We deal with a wide range of planning, wildlife and environmental issues, including high profile challenges opposing major infrastructure expansions and the resulting destruction of irreplaceable wildlife habitats and public health dangers presented by air pollution and climate change.
About the role
We have an opportunity for a paralegal to join the team to support our claimants and lawyers in our Human Rights department with a particular focus on our environmental work.
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.
Salary - £25,500 + benefits
29 days holiday per annum inclusive of 4 days of compulsory leave to be taken during the period of office closure between Christmas Eve to the 1st working day of the new year, plus all public and bank holidays; contributory pension scheme; life assurance (4 times the annual salary); interest free season ticket loan; cycle to work scheme. We also have annual social activities and genuinely pride ourselves on having a supportive and friendly culture.
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