Johns & Saggar LLP - Paralegal

  • Salary: £20,000 pa
  • Job type: Full-time (6 month contract)
  • Commencing: Monday 21 May 2018
  • Location: London
  • Closing date: Friday 4 May 2018

Full time paid paralegal position for six month fixed term contract in a busy boutique/specialist central London law firm at its office in High Holborn, London. Nearest tube station is Chancery Lane.

***THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR A TRAINING CONTRACT AFTER EXPIRATION OF THE 6 MONTH PARALEGAL CONTRACT FOR THE RIGHT CANDIDATE WHO DEMONSTRATES EXEMPLARY SKILLS***

The paralegal will be required to work directly with charity and property law partners. Charity law tasks will include reviewing charity and not-for-profit organisations’ governing documents, preparation of policies and procedures, drafting witness statements, preparing bundles and assisting in Litigation cases. Property work will mainly consist of conducting title investigations and drafting title reports, undertaking searches, preparing land registry and HMRC applications.

The paralegal be expected to attend client meetings alongside a partner, and in instances and under supervision, deal with clients and opposing lawyers direct. They will also be required to provide general administrative support to designated solicitors plus general offices duties such as photocopying and file management.

The paralegal will also be required to assist the Employment Solicitor as and when required.

Skills/Qualification/Experience required

  • Candidate must have passed all modules of the LPC.
  • Competency in I.T.
  • Excellent file management skills.
  • Pleasant telephone manner.
  • Ability to deal with routine matters on own initiative and without supervision.

Applications are to be made by email attaching a one-page tailored covering letter and CV to n.mcvicar@johnsandsaggar.co.uk. Non-tailored applications will be ignored. Interviews will be conducted at the firm’s office during the week commencing 8 May 2018.