Litigation Paralegal (Contract)

To work as part of the team responsible for a specific contentious trusts matter.

The purpose of this role is to provide an efficient support service to an Associate and Partner on a specific contentious trusts matter and more generally to assist Associates and Partners across the wider commercial and trusts litigation team.

We are flexible with the contract length; however the contract will be for a minimum of 3 months.

Main Responsibilities
  • Assisting in drafting a range of legal documents
  • Reviewing and summarising legal and other documents
  • Performing legal research and analysis
  • Printing and collating legal documents
  • Checking legal forms/documents for accuracy
  • Assisting in the preparation of reports, correspondence and bundles
  • Maintaining system based filing systems, assisting in file openings and CDD requirements
  • Supporting the team's marketing plans
  • Adhering to all policies, procedures and regulations as required
  • Taking responsibility for a wide range of tasks/projects as required by the partners/lawyers in the group


Qualifications and Experience
  • Ideally the postholder will have completed or be working towards the BPTC or LPC
  • Some previous experience in a legal environment, ideally in a similar role
  • Document management experience would be useful
  • Strong IT skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Willingness and ability to learn about Jersey law

– Organisational/time management skills and the ability to prioritise and manage a workload effectively within deadlines
– A responsible, disciplined and methodical approach and a keen eye for detail
– The ability to use initiative to resolve issues and to work independently with appropriate supervision
– Team spirited, with flexibility and enthusiasm

For more details please contact
Anna Ormsby
Senior HR Officer
Key contacts
  • We have an approach to problem solving which is characterised by a blend of common sense and lateral thinking.
    Robert Gardner, Partner

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