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Paralegal – Employment and Pensions

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Capsticks LLP

19d ago

💼 Graduate Job

Leeds

AI generated summary

  • You need a 2:1 degree, strong IT skills, good admin & written skills, and ability to meet deadlines. Be well-organised, detail-oriented, proactive, and self-motivated. Good luck!
  • You will assist solicitors in case management, preparing documents for hearings, drafting correspondence, and conducting research. Liaise with clients, counsel, and Tribunals to analyze evidence and provide advice. Support and training provided.

Graduate Job

LegalLeeds

Description

  • We are the sole employment law provider for a number of the largest NHS Trusts in the country and we act for large social housing associations and for a range of emergency services clients, including various Police forces.
  • Our team is dedicated to working for clients in these sectors and we have expertise in supporting clients to achieve the best strategic and commercial outcomes for them. Our work is often high profile and cutting edge, for example, advising the NHS nationally in respect of the covid-19 response and in relation to recent industrial action.
  • We have an excellent track record in successfully defending complex Employment Tribunal cases, handling hundreds of claims each year ranging from unfair dismissal to multi day discrimination and whistle blowing cases. We also have a strong non-contentious employment team advising on issues including TUPE transfers, re-structuring exercises and shared services arrangements; and a dedicated Pensions team.

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:
  • Are well organised;
  • Have good attention to detail;
  • Are able to work well under pressure;
  • Are proactive; and
  • Are self-motivated

Education requirements

2:1 or higher
Bachelors

Area of Responsibilities

Legal

Responsibilities

  • The main role and responsibilities will involve working to a chargeable hours target, helping the solicitors in all aspects of their casework including (although, this is not an exhaustive list):
  • general case management including managing documents and preparing bundles for Tribunal hearings;
  • assisting fee earners in preparing witness evidence;
  • Drafting general correspondence and documents;
  • Preparing and drafting reports to the client;
  • Proof reading documents;
  • Undertaking research;
  • Liaison with clients, claimants, counsel and Tribunals; and
  • Collating 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.

Application process

  • As part of the interview process there will be a written test, details of which will be provided to those candidates the firm calls for interview; and the firm is only able to respond to candidates we call for interview.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

hybrid

Location

Leeds