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Paralegal - Corporate and Commercial

  • Job
    Full-time
    Entry, Junior & Mid Level
  • Legal
  • Leeds

Requirements

  • A 2:1 undergraduate degree;
  • Ideally an LPC or BVC qualification (LPC would be preferred but is not essential)
  • Strong IT skills;
  • Ability to adhere to and manage deadlines;
  • Good written skills;
  • Good administration skills; and
  • Good communication skills;
  • Candidates will also be expected to demonstrate at interview that they:
  • Are well organised;
  • Have good attention to detail;
  • Are able to work well under pressure;
  • Are proactive; and
  • Are self-motivated

Responsibilities

  • The main role and responsibilities will include helping a partner and solicitors in aspects of their casework including (although, this is not an exhaustive list):-
  • General case management;
  • Assisting fee earners;
  • Working to a chargeable hours target;
  • Drafting general correspondence and documents;
  • Preparing and drafting reports to the client;
  • Proof reading documents;
  • Undertaking research;
  • Liaison with clients and analysing evidence received in order to advise the client;
  • Supervision, support and relevant training will be provided although the successful applicant will also be encouraged, where appropriate, to use their own initiative.

Delivering results that matter.

Law
Industry
501-1000
Employees
1979
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Capsticks is widely known for its specialist understanding of health, housing and social care. Our work and expertise in these complementary areas give us a unique insight into the challenges that they face, particularly as the delivery of their services becomes increasing integrated. Whether we're working in the public, private or third sector, guiding policy or using our expertise in the commercial arena, you name it, we know it inside out.