Litigation Paralegal

Haywards Heath, West Sussex
competitive salary
20 Apr 2018
18 May 2018
Legal, Paralegal
Contract Type
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: 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.