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  • Competitive

Paralegal - Corporate and Commercial

Capsticks

  • Salary

  • Type of firm

    Regional Law Firms

  • Location

    Leeds

  • Vacancies

  • Deadline

    01/05/2024

Location Leeds

Hybrid Working

The Role and 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.

Skills and Experience

Candidates should have:

- 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

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.

Capsticks is an inclusive employer

At Capsticks we value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive working environment where everyone is able to be themselves and reach their full potential. Capsticks is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and therefore we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, background, culture, ethnicity, race, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, neurodiversity, religion and beliefs.

We will make reasonable adjustments to our application and interview process to ensure that you have the best chance of success. We understand that there's not a "one size fits all" approach to adjustments so our team will work with you individually to understand more about your requirements.

If you are interested in applying for a role with Capsticks, but are not in a position to start a Paralegal role with us in the near future, please register your details by clicking on this link and we will be in touch with relevant roles as they become available.

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