Job Vacancy – Paralegal (with potential for a Training Contract)

Posted By admin - 30th November 2015

Details:

An opportunity has arisen for a Paralegal to join our team. The role is within a fast paced environment, acting for victims of Clinical Negligence. The role will mainly involve assisting Fee Earners on Multi-Track cases. Paralegals meeting qualifying criteria (performance and conduct) will be considered for a training contract.

We encourage our staff to progress and develop within the firm.  A number of our qualified solicitors completed their training with the firm. We recognise that our continued growth and success is the direct result of our staff’s contributions and we want to help you develop and succeed, regardless of the role.

Duties:

  • Assisting fee earners with day to day case management, including: drafting and sending letters to clients and third parties; drafting legal documents; attending inquests; arranging and attending client interviews and conferences with counsel; preparing bundles for counsel and court; carrying out legal research.
  • Dealing with phone calls to and from clients and third parties.
  • Dealing with administrative procedures as required.

Skills/Competencies required:

  • Excellent communication skills and a good telephone manner;
  • The ability to prioritise and organise your work;
  • The ability to work to deadlines;
  • Working as a member of a team;
  • Computer literate (working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Word);
  • Effective numeracy & literacy skills;
  • 2:2 classification law degree (or equivalent) and higher

 Experience:

  • Experience of working in a customer focused service and/or legal environment is essential.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to asif.moosa@moosaduke.com