Commercial Litigation Paralegal

Recruiter
Location
England, Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
£16000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted
04 Sep 2017
Closes
02 Oct 2017
Ref
KMW53789
Contact
Kim Wilkes
Contract/hours
Full time

A standout opportunity has arisen for a Paralegal or junior Fee Earner specialising in Commercial Litigation and Employment law to join a growing and prosperous Law Firm in Leeds. This is a great opportunity to cover a broad range of disputes and Employment matters, all weighted towards the healthcare sector in which our client specialises.


Our client is a niche law firm who, although only recently established, have already gained a fantastic reputation on the market. Specialising in healthcare sector clients, they have a number of quality lawyers and paralegals who already work there and an abundance of high quality work. With free parking and flexi work included, this role should not be missed. Our client is happy to consider those looking for both part time and full time opportunities.



The Role:
-This is a great opportunity for a dynamic and driven Paralegal to cover a broad range of work related to the Healthcare sector.
-You will be working on Commercial Litigation files which will cover both employment tribunal disputes and commercial disputes.
-This will centre on NHS disputes, debt collection and restrictive covenants work.
-The rest of your caseload will cover respondent Employment work in which there will be lots of client contact.
-All of your work will be weighted towards the Healthcare sector however, full training will be provided in this field.

The Candidate:
-In order to be considered, you must be a driven Paralegal specialising in Litigation work that includes employment related matters as well as some broader based commercial litigation.
-Although your work will be supervised, you must be capable of working on your own initiative with good organisational skills.
-It would be preferable if you had a keen interest in the Healthcare sector, however, this is by no means necessary.
-Joining a growing firm, it would be desirable if you had an aptitude to get involved in business development activities.


Benefits:
-Competitive Salary
-High quality and varied work
-Excellent scope for progression
-Free parking and flexible working

How to Apply:
If you would to apply for this role or find out the full job description then contact Kim Wilkes in our Chartered Legal Executive and Paralegal division. Alternatively, if you know of anyone who would be suitable for this role then please let them or us know as we offer a reward for successful referrals. For full terms please see our website.

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