Job Ref: 166053
Sector: Other
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 01 August 2019
  • Brighton, East Sussex, England Trafalgar Place, Brighton BN1 4DW Brighton East Sussex BN1 4DW
  • £29,422 per Annum
  • Tate
  • 01273 324255

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We are looking for an experienced Paralegal to support the UK Regulator of Pensions in their excellent office location in the heart of Brighton working within a diverse, lively and professional growing workforce. This is a permanent full time position paying £29,422 per annum.

Duties include:

  • Managing your own litigation case load of cases including preparing responses, providing advice, organising evidence and appearing at Tribunals as required
  • Provide support to lawyers as and when required
  • Conduct legal research
  • Efficient management of documents including indexing, document collation, document organisation and evidence analysis
  • Create and maintain an index of documents for disclosure exercise as required
  • Co-ordinate the team's litigation function, sharing best practice and maintaining know how
  • Liaise with legal counsel and other external parties
  • Peer support and provide induction to support staff Co-ordination of legal costs and invoicing
  • Attend Determination Panel/Tribunal/Court Hearings when required to provide administrative support
  • Formatting and production of legal documents
  • Arranging service of legal case documents on external parties
  • Filing documentation with the Determinations Panel/Tribunal/Court to required deadlines
  • Providing support to the Professional Support Lawyer
  • General minute/note taking and meeting facilitation

Skills required:

  • Candidate must have a relevant legal qualification (law degree, CPE, LPC, ILEX)
  • Knowledge of Court/ Regulatory procedures
  • Knowledge of Data Protection Act/ Freedom of Information general principles
  • Strong IT skills, including experience of Word, Excel PowerPoint, Adobe Professional and document management systems
  • Previous paralegal experience (preferably in a commercial civil litigation setting but not essential)
  • Working knowledge of Civil Procedure Rules is desirable but not essential
  • Previous experience of document review is desirable but not essential

The successful candidate will be highly attentive, well organised with a client focused approach to work.

This is a full working Monday-Friday, 9-5pm, civil service pension, 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, flexible working and opportunities to progress your career.

Tate is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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