Civil Litigation & Human Rights Paralegals

We seek two enthusiastic paralegals, to join our high-profile civil department for a fixed-term contract of 12 months.

The roles involve assisting clients to secure public and private law remedies arising from malpractice within the criminal justice system.  Work carried out by the team includes police actions, human rights challenges, discrimination, data protection and privacy law, judicial review, inquests, and public inquiries, as well as some more general dispute resolution work.

The post-holders will assist a number of the department’s solicitors with their case preparation and will include legal research, taking instructions from clients, drafting, attending conferences and court as well as analysing evidence. In addition, there will be some administrative tasks such as assisting with billing and filing as well as dealing with initial enquiries.

The successful applicants will have strong written and verbal skills.  They will be willing to apply themselves diligently to a range of tasks from filing to complex legal research. Ideally, applicants should have completed the LPC, SQE, BPC or equivalent. Previous paralegal experience, including use of the LAA’s Client and Cost Management System (CCMS), is desirable.

Please apply by sending a CV, covering letter and a completed equality and diversity monitoring form to  Please enter the subject as “Civil litigation paralegal”.

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

Application deadline: 7 April 2024
Start date: May 2024
Salary: £27,500 pa
Term: Full-time post for 12 months

We are an equal opportunities employer, committed to increasing diversity in our firm and the wider profession.  Applications from candidates from ethnic minority or non-traditional backgrounds are particularly encouraged. If you require any reasonable adjustments for any part of the recruitment process, please let us know.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion monitoring form

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