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Paralegal - Regulatory - Birmingham

  • Job
    Part-time
    Entry Level
  • Legal
  • Birmingham

AI generated summary

  • You need a 2:1 degree, LPC/BVC qualification, passion for helping clients, excellent IT and communication skills, and ability to work well under pressure. Be proactive, detail-oriented, organized, and self-motivated. Interview includes written test.
  • You will manage cases, prepare evidence, liaise with stakeholders, support vulnerable witnesses, draft legal documents, attend conferences/hearings, and conduct research.

Requirements

  • Skills and Experience:
  • Candidates should have:
  • At least a 2:1 undergraduate degree;
  • Ideally an LPC or BVC qualification (LPC would be preferred but is not essential)
  • A passion to work with our clients and make a positive change to peoples’ lives;
  • Excellent IT skills;
  • The ability to adhere to and manage deadlines and work to a chargeable hours target;
  • Good written skills;
  • Good administration skills;
  • Good problem solving and communication skills;
  • Confidence and a person centred approach;
  • Candidates will also be expected to demonstrate at interview that they:
  • Understand the role applied for and the work undertaken in the team applied for (if known) and the division as a whole;
  • Have strong organisational skills and a positive, can do attitude;
  • Have good attention to detail;
  • Are able to work well under pressure in a fast past environment and be able to respond to the needs of our clients;
  • Are proactive and able to work independently as well as part of a team; and
  • Are self-motivated
  • Candidates should be aware:
  • 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.

Responsibilities

  • The main role and responsibilities may include some or all of the following (although, this is not an exhaustive list):-
  • Case management and case progression, under lawyer level supervision;
  • Evidence reviews and bundle preparation, including identifying disclosable and unused material;
  • Drafting instructions to counsel and experts;
  • Liaising with clients, witnesses, experts, counsel and other stakeholders;
  • Supporting stakeholders through the fitness to practise process, including supporting vulnerable witnesses and those with additional support needs;
  • Conducting witness interviews and drafting witness statements;
  • Drafting general correspondence and legal documents;
  • Assisting lawyers to draft advice to the client on evidence, case prospects and case progression;
  • Attending conferences and hearings;
  • Undertaking research

FAQs

What qualifications are required for the Paralegal - Regulatory position in Birmingham?

Candidates should have at least a 2:1 undergraduate degree. Ideally, an LPC or BVC qualification would be preferred, but it is not essential.

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Law
Industry
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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.