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Paralegal

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Our client is seeking a dedicated and experienced Paralegal with a keen interest in Public Law.

This role offers an initial 6-month contract, providing the opportunity to work directly with one of their esteemed clients. The successful candidate will be involved in managing caseloads, conducting complex investigations, and working on trials. This position requires office attendance five days initially.

* Initial 6-month contract with potential for extension
* Opportunity to work directly with a prestigious client
* Involvement in managing caseloads and conducting complex investigations


What you'll do:
* Develop an understanding of complex issues to review and categorise a wide range of evidence and contracts
* Use e-disclosure platforms and specific systems to implement relevance and redaction policies
* Provide regular updates on progress to fee earners within the team
* Ensure case files are completed to the requisite standard and comply with disclosure obligations
* Work with the press bureau to prepare press lines
* Serve Regulation Notices and appropriate disclosure to relevant parties in accordance with legislated timelines and guidance
* Conduct regular reviews of all cases and engage with line managers regarding high-risk cases
* Attend all hearings and provide instruction to counsel when necessary
* Complete all administrative responsibilities throughout each case


What you bring:

* At least 12 months experience as a Legal Assistant or Paralegal
* Willingness to undergo SC Clearance upon employment offer
* Accuracy, good organisational skills, flexibility, and ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
* Previous experience using case management systems or other legal technology is ideal but not essential
* Exceptional communication skills with confidence in dealing with senior stakeholders and external partner agencies
* Exceptional legal drafting skills

This role will be on a daily rate via umbrella company

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: CONTRACTOR

Specialism: Legal

Focus: Litigation

Industry: Public Sector and Government

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Location: London

Job Reference: 2F485K-B8508842

Date posted: 21 May 2024

Consultant: Talia Fletcher

Phone number:

talia.fletcher@robertwalters.com

Talia Fletcher

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