Paralegal - LSU - Disputes

South Yorkshire, England, Sheffield / Greater Manchester, England, Manchester
02 Jul 2021
30 Jul 2021
Laura Manners
Role Classification
Other Professional
Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
Contract Type
CMS are looking for a dedicated Paralegal to join our Legal Services Unit. This Paralegal role will be focussed on supporting our thriving Disputes team.

About CMS
CMS is a Future Facing firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, we combine deep sector understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability not only to see what's coming, but to shape it.

CMS is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence. We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. Our bold approach to a changing future ensures that we nurture our employees and recruit top talent.

About the RoleThis is a fantastic opportunity to work with a number of different Lawyers and clients across the UK. Whilst the role is predominantly Disputes focused, you may be required to assist with legal tasks related to a variety of areas of law.

Examples of the type of work you will be involved with include; disclosure/document review exercises, assisting with physical document management/bundle preparation, status tracking and reporting, assistance with creating and managing large data rooms, drafting/mail merges for service of volumes of notices.

About YouIdeally, you will hold a degree in Law or Business Law or will be working towards CILEX and may have experience of working as a paralegal or within a legal environment.

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a strong academic background. You will have a keen eye for detail with the ability to use your initiative whilst working on multiple tasks. You will have excellent organisational and time management skills and the ability to prioritise conflicting deadlines.

Exceptional communication skills are necessary, as is the ability to work well in a team.

Equal Opportunities
At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do. We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive. For further information about CMS' diversity initiatives and programmes, please view the Diversity & Inclusion pages on our website.

Please apply online or contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions. For information regarding our competitive range of benefits please visit our Rewards & Benefits page on our website.

Please note that CMS have a preferred agency panel in place. Only applications submitted via the portal at the point of instruction will be accepted.


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