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Trial Paralegal

  • Job Type :

    Contract

    Full-Time

  • Salary : Competitive

International law firm is looking to hire an extra paralegal to work in the Corporate Litigation, Fraud and Investigations team  providing hands on assistance with trial preparation for a large scale matter.  You will be working with the Partners and wider team, where you will be tasked with utilising and expanding your knowledge of preparing trial bundles, conducting legal research and assisting with document review.  Duties will include assisting with document retrieval, review, organisation, and production, maintaining case pleadings, correspondence, discovery, and research, site checking and editing legal documents, writing concise memoranda to summarise research results , maintaining a database of client advisories, documents, transcripts, and work product databases, assisting with trial site preparation and attend trials, conducting legal research, organising and preparing exhibit lists and/or privilege logs and coordinating work with outside document/litigation vendors, including adherence to strict deadlines.  Applicants must have previous trial litigation experience, preferably from a large-scale case, in addition to document review, solely document review experience isn’t enough, strong academics and be able to commit for the duration of the case which will be until the end of September 2021 at this stage, subsequently this role will be an initial 7-month FTC.  Standard hours are 9:30am to 5:30pm however a flexible attitude will be required as paid overtime could be available.  Salary will be competitive for applicants with 6 to 12+ months experience.  This hire is to start asap so candidates need to be available at short notice (beginning of March 2021).