Litigation Paralegal

Location
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Salary
competitive salary
Posted
20 Apr 2018
Closes
18 May 2018
Sector
Legal, Paralegal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Rohan Solicitors is looking to recruit a litigation paralegal to ideally start as soon as possible. This is an exciting new opportunity to work with a talented and dynamic team of professionals in a unique West Sussex legal practice.

As a Litigation Paralegal you will have direct impact on the smooth running of the department. An excellent communicator with relevant and appropriate experience, enthusiasm and initiative, your day-to-day duties will include the following:

  • Providing general support to litigation partner
  • Drafting and proof reading legal documents
  • Reviewing and reporting on legal documentation 
  • Taking statements from witnesses
  • Attending to new enquires
  • Interviewing prospective clients and passing on relevant information
  • Researching cases and undertaking legal research
  • Preparing cases for court hearings
  • Liaising with third parties such as expert witnesses, barristers’ chambers and enforcement agents
  • Undertake marketing activities, network with clients, build relationships, draft articles, blogs etc.

In addition there will be general administrative responsibilities including:

  • Drafting letters and emails and taking and making telephone calls
  • Managing and organising case files (hard copy and electronic)
  • Ensure files are compliant with relevant legislation and regulations
  • Invoicing
  • Organise diaries and schedule meetings and training
  • Preparing litigation bundles

You will be looking for a role that is interesting and exciting as well as challenging and stimulating. You will have the following attributes:

  • Ideally an understanding of general legal processes
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent client service
  • Initiative, energy and enthusiasm for what you do
  • A friendly, confident manner and 'can-do' attitude
  • IT proficiency

This is a full-time role working within our friendly Support Team. (Please note the role could be made part-time for the right candidate.) For the successful candidate we will provide excellent career opportunities, the chance to get involved in all aspects of client matters, a competitive salary, aligned to your level of experience, and a stimulating and friendly work environment.

If this sounds like an ideal role for you please email: careers@rohansolicitors.co.uk your CV together with a covering letter setting out your interest and experience along with your salary expectations. All applicants will be treated in the strictest confidence.