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  • £17,000.00 to £20,000.00 per annum
  • Manchester, UK
  • 2 months ago

Job: Paralegal

Full time

As a paralegal, you'll need to:

  • carry out office administration, including billing and writing letters
  • organise diaries, schedule meetings and respond to telephone queries
  • write first document drafts and proofread documents
  • analyse and input data, write articles for internal or external circulation
  • organise case files, attend court inquests, transcribe legal opinion and compile litigation bundles
  • network with clients and build valuable relationships
  • write reports, conduct legal research, take witness statements and attend meetings with experts or claimants - usually the duties of a more experienced paralegal.



You'll need to have:

  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • the ability to manage multiple tasks or caseloads
  • good attention to detail to be able to carefully analyse files and data
  • legal research skills and the desire to develop your understanding of the law
  • the ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • office administrative skills for tasks such as filing, typing and letter writing
  • good teamwork skills particularly when working with other departments to complete your tasks
  • flexibility and adaptability in your attitude and approach to work
  • a flexible and adaptable approach to your work
  • business acumen and an understanding of the clients' needs
  • professionalism when working with colleagues, senior partners, experts and clients
  • legal database certifications, such as LexisNexis or Westlaw, are very useful