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  • *Paralegal–11 month contract–£12.00ph PAYE (IR35 In Scope)- Public Sector –London**

Our client is a government organisation based in Central London who are looking for an experienced Paralegal to join their team until May 2019

If you are interested in this role please send your CV urgently, there is a deadline on this role so respond early to avoid missing out. Unfortunately due to the large number of applicants individual feedback cannot always be given.

Key Responsibilities:

Our client deals with a wide variety of litigation. Paralegals are required to assist lawyers dealing with high profile and complex tax litigation in the Tax Tribunals, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and European Court. These positions offer an excellent opportunity for paralegals to become involved in many different aspects of litigation.

The daily duties include:

Liaising with lawyers on progress of cases and acting upon instructions and independently drafting and serving notices and applications. You will be drafting and sending case correspondence and checking and serving witness statements. You would be Identifying relevant documents, drafting and sending non-standard briefs and preparing bundles. You will be expected to attend case conferences, taking notes and providing input as appropriate.
Briefing counsel, monitoring progress of cases and managing the system to ensure the team’s deadlines are met will be an element of the role, as well as arranging for documents to be lodged in accordance with the appropriate rules, in Tribunal, High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court matters. You must on occasion provide cover and support at Tribunal, High Court and Court of Appeal hearings, assisting counsel and case officers in the running of those hearings. You will play advocacy at routine application hearings while Instructing and advising counsel on matters concerning the progress and conduct of cases, answering procedural and technical queries. You will constantly be
liaising with departmental clients, counsel’s clerks, court officials, appellants and their professional representatives.

After a short while in post, interested individuals who show aptitude may also be allocated their own caseload different positions require a different level of experience so applications will be considered from individuals with less experience but with a clear interest in becoming involved in this type of work.

Experience required for this role:

Previous experience working in a Tax and Public sector environment as a paralegal is advantageous
Ability to work off own initiative
Law Degree or other Honours degree plus legal conversion is preferable
Completion of either the Bar Professional Training Course or the Legal Practice Course

Applications are welcome from paralegals with civil litigation experience and also with little experience as different teams require greater experience from their paralegals than others

To apply for this role please send through your CV for consideration and we will be in touch should your experience match our criteria. Unfortunately due to high volume we will only be able to contact those who have been shortlisted. Ref.814100

Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.

Job reference:
PSC-AdvEU_814100
West End
Competitive
Full-time
Temporary or Contract
Immediate start
12 Months
 
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