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Paralegal (Litigation)

Job Details

Published
Location
Brighton, East Sussex
Role Type
Full-time
Salary
Up to £31684 per annum + 25 days hols + BH, civil service pension
Job Ref: J2605_1720536958

Paralegal (Litigation), Brighton based, hybrid working (6 days per month in the Brighton office minimum), £31684, permanent role, to support the legal team.

Looking for someone with a law degree, CILEX CPQ Foundation/equivalent qualification or equivalent experience to such qualification, from a litigation background. Must have strong knowledge of the Criminal Procedure Rules and court practice.

As a Paralegal you will be involved with:

  • Providing effective litigation support including copying and/or preparation of high-quality bundles for use in regulatory or enforcement investigations and proceedings through the efficient management of documents using the inhouse document management software.
  • Assist in document review and disclosure exercises, including searching for relevant evidence, identifying privileged material, listing, reviewing and redacting documents.
  • Liaise with Counsel and other external parties.
  • Record and monitor legal costs.
  • Provide support to lawyers at meetings, Tribunal and Court hearings.
  • Format, produce and arrange service of legal documents.
  • Conduct high quality legal research on request.
  • Prepare first drafts of legal advice on request.
  • Depending on prior experience and satisfactory completion of training, draft Tribunal pleadings and appear at hearings with lawyer oversight and supervision.
  • Take witness statements.
  • Provide general assistance at meetings, including drafting agendas and taking accurate minutes of meetings.
  • Provide effective support to the lawyers' Know How groups, contribute to know how and training within the legal team.

The Paralegal (Litigation) is a full-time permanent role, salary of £31684, 25 days holidays plus Bank Holidays, hybrid working, parking on a rota basis, discretionary bonus, flexible working and enhanced parental leave, civil service pension (up to 17% of salary), genuine opportunities to progress your career. Looking to interview from 5 August. Please note you must live within commutable distance of Brighton, without the need to relocate and not require sponsorship.

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

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

Tate is committed to promoting equal opportunities. To ensure that every candidate has the best experience with us, we encourage you to let us know if there are any adjustments we can make during the application or interview process. Your comfort and accessibility are our priority, and we are here to support you every step of the way. Additionally, we value and respect your individuality, and we invite you to share your preferred pronouns in your application.

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