We have an immediate need for Contract Financial Litigation Paralegals (Legal Assistants) on a 6 month contract with a view to extend.
Please note that this role will require you to work via an umbrella company and is on a day rate basis.
We are recruiting for a Contract Legal Paralegal in our Financial Services Disputes and Investigations team, one of the few teams outside London to specialise in contentious work for banks, mortgage lenders and other financial services providers.
Ideally you will be based close to our office in Bristol however, we are flexible on candidate location and will offer 100% remote working.
To assist with legal tasks supporting the Financial Services Disputes and Investigations team including :
Taking instructions and liaising with clients
Responsibility for own case load of banking litigation matters (Fast-track claims)
Supporting other fee earners on a variety of cases
Managing financial outputs and billing responsibilities
Creating and maintaining Excel spreadsheets and graphic based analysis for reporting purposes to assist with internal and external / client reporting requirements and production of management information.
The Ideal Candidate
Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
Accuracy, good organisational skills and flexibility
Background in commercial or financial litigation is preferable.
Ability to manage high case loads and work independently.
Good knowledge of Word and Outlook is required and experience in Excel, PowerPoint, interwoven would be beneficial
Desirable, but not essential, are proficient Excel skills (with basic and lookup formulas, pivot tables, pivot charts & managing large spreadsheets) and the ability to export data to other spreadsheets and charts efficiently, whilst also being able to put together easy-to-read analysis
To have basic knowledge of and be able to use common functions of relevant computer applications with appropriate training
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