International Arbitration Paralegal – Market Leading International Law Firm – Generous Salary + Overtime

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  • Salary : Competitive + Overtime

Market leading international law firm is looking to hire a new International Arbitration Paralegal, this firm is happy to pay above market rate to secure a highly talented International Arbitration Paralegal, this role includes available overtime.  In this role you will have the unique opportunity to work on ground-breaking international cases and play a crucial role, providing vital support to fee earners on a daily basis, with case management, assistance with filings and hearings, legal research, document management and review.


International Arbitration Paralegal responsibilities will include:

Paralegals organise and maintain large electronic and paper case files, you will be responsible for the underlying day-to-day aspects of the case through the implementation of procedures for maintaining materials/documents received from clients and indexing these materials or organising for their upload to the database, for eventual review by the associate team, work with lawyers and interns to conduct first level reviews with the second level review conducted by the associate team and assist with the written work of associates during the submission phases, ensuring styles are applied consistently across documents, conducting cite-checking and proofreading, and managing the collection and organisation of supporting documentation (including their indexing).  In addition to leading the logistical planning of the hearing (which typically involves negotiating contracts with transcribers; interpreters and hearing venues), paralegals work closely with other fee-earners on opening/closing presentations including being responsible for PowerPoint presentations.  You will also assist with preparation of cross-examination bundles, working closely with fee-earners throughout.


International Arbitration Paralegal Skills and knowledge required:

  • Worked as a Paralegal or Legal Assistant leading on international arbitrations (commercial or investment treaty / state to state) or PIL – with at least 3+ years’ experience as a paralegal Experience, and have, ideally, participated in both in-person and virtual hearings.
  • Possess excellent academic background: educated to degree level and either have a law degree or have studied law in some other capacity.
  • A proven interest in the law, international arbitration and/or dispute resolution.
  • A team player attitude, with a clear appreciation of client service both internally and externally.
  • Strong organization and time management skills, with the ability to work to strict deadlines and to prioritise competing demands.
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision when required and provide proactive support to fee-earners.
  • A self-starter with high levels of energy and drive.
  • Professionalism and confidence in dealing with senior stakeholders including both partners and clients and with colleagues in other offices, including co-counsel.