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Commercial Litigation Paralegal
A law firm based in Manchester City Centre is seeking a commercial litigation paralegal to join its highly reputable, hardworking and friendly team. This boutique Legal 500 law firm was formed in 2014, the firm boasts strong relationships with its clients built from providing a high quality commercial service. You will be based in the firms modern, vibrant and unique office located in the hub of Manchester City Centre. Due to workload, the commercial litigation department is now seeking a paralegal with either a commercial or civil litigation background to join the team.
Supporting a team of junior and senior fee earners as the commercial litigation paralegal, you will also have the opportunity to handle your own caseload of small track claims. The role will also include;
· Supporting the dispute resolution team with a range of matters including; general commercial litigation, contractual disputes, IP, IT, estates and trust
· Assisting the fee earners with handling fast track and complex multi track claims, this will involve paralegal support
· Handle own caseload of small track claims from inception to completion. Be a point of contact for clients, solicitors and third parties
· Preparing relevant legal documentation relating to the transaction
You will be a dispute resolution paralegal with a background in commercial litigation ideally however civil litigation will be considered. You need to have a minimum of 6 months experience, achieved 2.1 LLB and have C's or above at A Levels.
The firm is committed to aid progression and for the right candidate, the potential to gain a training contract is possible. The firm offer training contracts internally and do not seek outside applicants. Whilst this is not guaranteed, providing you are committed and hardworking, the opportunity is a possibility. In addition to working with a highly reputable and committed law firm, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and the below;
25 days holiday + option to buy additional
Pension contributions from the firm of 3% providing they put in a minimum of 5%
Life insurance of 2.5 times salary
If you would be interested in finding out more about this dispute resolution paralegal position, please contact Kirsty Worden on 0161 819 7485
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