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Paralegal- Fixed Term Contract (6 Months)

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  • Ref: SD163

Cathedral Appointments are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic Paralegal to join our client’s well-established, prestigious office based in Exeter on a 6 month fixed term contract. This position will be to join the Commercial Litigation team. The purpose of this role is to assist the team with current disclosure exercises.

Paralegal- Fixed Term Contract (6 Months) responsibilities include...

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

-Provide efficient and effective legal assistance to lawyers on large caseloads

-Preparation of court bundles

-Assisting with preparing documentation for disclosure exercises

-Process documents (including filing court documents as required), reviewing and replying to correspondence as required

-Complete legal research and be aware of current legislation and legal issues

-Draft correspondence and litigation documents as required, including statements of case and witness statements

-Manage incoming correspondence by email, post and fax

-Ensure the confidentiality and security of all firm and client documentation and/or information

-Ensure client and matter records are made and maintained in line with the firm's procedures

-Manage files diligently and review each regularly.

-Compliance with internal policies and procedures, ethical standards and regulatory requirements

-Adhere to the Solicitor's Regulation Authority (SRA) Client Care directive and ensure the client care documentation is issued at the relevant time

Paralegal- Fixed Term Contract (6 Months) requirements include...

Background/Skills:

-Law graduate / CILEx qualified / previous experience of working as a paralegal

-At least one year's experience of working in a legal environment is desirable

-Experience of delivering excellent client service to both external and internal clients

-Experience of using the 'Relativity' system for disclosure exercises is desirable

-Strong IT skills and proficient with Microsoft Office

-You will be a friendly team player, with excellent attention to detail and a can-do approach You will have excellent organisation skills with the ability to adhere to strict deadlines

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Paralegal to join a progressive, busy firm in Exeter. You will gain invaluable experience and receive an excellent salary with great benefits.

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, please get in touch with Sophia Damshenas at Cathedral Appointments today for a confidential chat.

Please note, Cathedral Appointments are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to the above role. 

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