Legal Professional
Fieldfisher
Belfast
1d ago

The Team

Our highly regarded, cross-border, multi-disciplinary Disputes Resolution team has wide-ranging experience across key industry sectors, servicing clients in the UK, Europe, US, the CIS, Middle East, North Africa and Asia.

Wekeep complex matters moving forward, dispense focussed and incisive counsel, solve problems and use our insight to gain crucial advantage.

Aggressive, judicious or restrained depending on the need, our team of expert lawyers is dedicated to protecting the client's interests.

Whether we're acting for high-net-worth individuals, corporates or governments, we have the expertise required to tackle the challenge head on.

ertise required to tackle the challenge head on.

Responsibilities

  • Drafting, reviewing and preparing documentation
  • Proof reading documents
  • Document management
  • Working with legal technology tools
  • E-Discovery, reviewing documents for privilege
  • Liaising closely with DR Partners', clients and third parties in both written and verbal format
  • Attending team meetings and providing effective input as required
  • Interviewing witnesses and drafting witness statements
  • Assist with trial preparation, including the preparation of trial bundles
  • Legal research and other investigative tasks
  • Providing essential legal and administrative support to the team
  • Key Skills & Experience

  • 6 months experience of working as a Paralegal / Legal Professional is preferable
  • Strong educational background and law degree preferable with a minimum grade of 2 : 1
  • Experience of working in a document review team and a solid understanding of privilege is preferable
  • Experience handling a varied and busy workload
  • Excellent research and analytical skills
  • Commercial understanding allowing you to foresee upcoming needs and act proactively
  • Team player
  • Ability to work methodically and at pace, even when time pressured
  • Reliable and professional
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Enthusiastic, keen and proactive
  • Preparedness to exceed expectations and be fully committed to the role.
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