Civil Litigation and Human Rights Paralegal

Deadline: 10am, Friday 23 November 2018.  Interviews will be held in the w/c 3 December 2018.

We are seeking a bright and enthusiastic paralegal to join our high profile Civil Department for 12 months.

The role involves working as part of a team seeking public and private law remedies arising from malpractice within the criminal justice system, and civil fraud and private client litigation for both claimants and defendants.  Work carried out by the team includes police actions, civil fraud, human rights challenges, discrimination, data protection and privacy law, judicial review, inquests and public inquiries.

The role will consist of assisting solicitors with their case preparation.  This includes legal research, interviewing witnesses and drafting statements, attending conferences and court, analysing evidence, assisting with billing and filing, carrying out other administrative tasks and dealing with initial enquiries.

The successful applicant will have an excellent academic record with strong written and verbal skills.  Previous paralegal experience is desirable.  They will be willing to apply themselves diligently to a range of tasks from filing to complex legal tasks.  Applicants will have ideally completed the LPC, BPTC or equivalent.

Please apply by sending a CV, a covering letter of no more than 800 words and a completed Equality and Diversity Monitoring form to  Please enter the subject as “Civil Litigation and Human Rights Paralegal”. 

Start date: w/c 11 February 2019

Salary: £23,690 pa pro rata

Term: Full-time post for 12 months

Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. 

Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

Work Experience Lottery

The next one week work experience lottery placement is due to take place during April 2019.  We are not yet accepting applications for this placement and the application process will open in March 2019.  Our website will be updated in February to reflect this.

Work experience lottery application form