Civil Litigation and Human Rights Paralegals
Closing date for applications: 10am, Tuesday 28 May 2019
We are seeking two bright and enthusiastic paralegals 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, as well as 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 applicants 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 research. Applicants will have ideally completed the LPC, BPTC or equivalent.
Please apply by sending a CV, covering letter and a completed Equality and Diversity Monitoring form to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please enter the subject as “Civil Litigation and Human Rights Paralegal”.
Start date: TBC but ideally July and August 2019
Salary: £23,690 pa pro rata
Term: Full-time post for 12 months
Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
Closing date for applications: Sunday 19 May 2019
We are seeking a paralegal to join our busy crime department for a fixed term contract.
The job will involve legal research and drafting; examining and analysing documents and video evidence; seeing witnesses and clients; attending conferences with counsel; letter writing; organising diaries; liaising with courts, experts and other parties; updating time records and financial records; assisting with billing tasks, filing and other administrative tasks.
We are seeking a highly competent individual with an outstanding academic record, a high level of legal literacy, excellent IT skills and a good grasp of criminal law and practice. Applicants should have completed the LPC, BPTC or equivalent.
Please apply by sending CV, covering letter and a completed Equality and Diversity Monitoring form to email@example.com. Please label the subject matter as “Crime Paralegal”.
Start date: June 2019
Salary: £23,690 pa pro rata
Civil Litigator – Grenfell Tower Inquiry – 18 month contract
Closing date for applications: Tuesday 7 May 2019
Leading boutique criminal justice and human rights firm seeks 1–4 years PQE solicitor to work primarily on the Grenfell Tower Public Inquiry for a minimum of 18 months, plus a challenging mix of civil fraud litigation together with public and private law remedies for victims of criminal justice system failings. The role includes supporting our highly regarded crime/corporate crime practice with public and private law challenges.
We seek a first rate legal talent who enjoys working in a non-hierarchical, client-focused team.
We are a highly successful Chambers/Legal 500 listed firm. We offer good terms and a flexible work environment, enjoying rich mutual support and plenty of training.
Send CV, letter and an Equality and Diversity Monitoring form to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “Civil Solicitor” by Tuesday, 7 May 2019. For further information contact Samantha Gardiner on 0207 702 5331. No agency applications will be considered.
Work Experience Lottery
The next one week work experience lottery placement is due to take place during October 2019. We are not yet accepting applications for this placement and the application process will open in September 2019. Our website will be updated in August to reflect this.