Dispute Resolution Paralegal – Derby

  • Location:
    Derby City Centre Derby City Centre Derby City Centre Derby City Centre
  • Salary:
    c£22,000 / D.O.E
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Professional Services Jobs
  • Deadline:
    April 30, 2022

Express Recruitment are delighted to be working with a well-established firm of solicitors with offices in Central Derby. Due to continued expansion, our client is looking for an enthusiastic Paralegal, with drive and passion, to join its expanding Dispute Resolution department.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Provide direct support to Qualified Fee Earning staff in the Dispute Resolution team
  • Manage own caseload of litigated claims to include drafting pleadings
  • Negotiate settlement and instruct Counsel and Agents on various legal matters
  • Report on matters to clients and other stakeholders
  • Ensure team and independent financial targets are met
  • Assist with the drafting of Legal Correspondence
  • Liaise with clients via telephone and email
  • Undertake general administration duties

Skills & Experience

  • Degree in Law (or equivalent) with demonstrable Dispute Resolution knowledge
  • Knowledge of Civil Procedure rules and EC 261/2004 advantageous
  • Previous experience in a similar role highly desirable
  • Strong interest to build a career within Dispute Resolution team
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Good IT Skills, to include MS Office

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Salary: Up to c£22,000 D.O.E.

Location: Derby City Centre

Unfortunately, we are unable to contact all candidates due to the large volume of applications we receive. If you have not heard from a consultant within the next three days, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Please do not hesitate to apply for other suitable roles in the future.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Express Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Express Recruitment Ltd. are those of an Employment Agency. IND123