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Spanish Speaking Paralegal – Leading International Specialist Law Firm

  • Job Type :

    Permanent

    Full-Time

  • Salary : Up to £37,000 experience dependent

Leading International Arbitration specialist law firm is looking to hire a new Spanish Speaking Paralegal to join them on a permanent basis, with a basic salary to £37,000 (flexible dependent upon experience) which will include paid overtime should you be keen to undertake it.

 

This Spanish Speaking Paralegal role will play a crucial role, providing vital support to the Fee-Earners on a daily basis across the international offices, albeit being based in London, with case management, assistance with filings and hearings, legal research plus document review work.  The work will include:

 

Case management: Paralegals organise and maintain large electronic and paper case files. They are 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. Correspondence on disputes is managed in a similar way.

 

Document review: Paralegals work with trainee lawyers and interns to conduct first level reviews with the second level review conducted by the associate team.

 

Filings: Paralegals 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).

 

Hearings: 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. They also assist with preparation of cross-examination bundles, working closely with fee-earners throughout, and attend hearings to provide in-person on the spot support.

 

This firm is acknowledged for having some of the most recognised and admired lawyers in the world and this role is an amazing opportunity for a Spanish Speaking Paralegal to work with and learn from this talent pool.  Previous Paralegal  International Arbitration or Document Review experience is essential as is the ability to be fluent in both Spanish and English.