Paralegal

Employer
Pinsent Masons
Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
17 Mar 2023

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Vacancy Type
Legal Support, Paralegal
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Officer / Analyst / Engineer / Executive / Coordinator, Admin
Role Classification
Other Professional
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Job Details

Job Description

PARALEGAL 

Introduction

Pinsent Masons Vario provides a range of professional services to our clients. These include flexible legal provision, diversity and inclusion consultancy, legal project management, legal technology consultancy and managed legal services. 

We have developed a new Paralegal Centre of Excellence, which brings together a range of paralegal skills and capabilities, which provides a variety of services to our lawyers and clients. 

Role Overview

You will be working as part of a team in the Paralegal Centre of Excellence, supporting our lawyers with a variety of technical, administrative and client relationship tasks. Within the Centre of Excellence there will be opportunities to work across all practice areas. There are currently vacancies for roles that will have a focus on:

  • Projects (inc. Construction); and
  • Insurance, Regulation & Products.

.Relevant Skills/Experience

We are keen to hear from you if you hold the following skills and experience:

  • Previous Paralegal or Legal Exec experience.  
  • Experience of working in a large commercial law firm and understanding of the levels of service delivery required
  • Previous experience of a document management system, relating to extranets and data site management
  • Strong people skills and ability to project credible and professional image to the client
  • Strong written and spoken communication skills with all levels of staff
  • Project management and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent organisational skills with acute attention to detail
  • Ability to achieve deadlines
  • IT literate with a good knowledge and high degree of competency in the use of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

Please note that a Legal Practice Course is not required for this role, but it would be beneficial.

Benefits

  • Agile working i.e. the opportunity to work from home, subject to diary commitments.
  • 25 days' annual leave entitlement and the opportunity to purchase or roll over 5 days.
  • The ability to claim up to 5 paid days towards parental or caring responsibilities.
  • Contributory pension.
  • Private healthcare.
  • Death in service cover (4 x base salary).
  • Eligibility to apply for an interest free season ticket loan, an interest free gym membership loan and/or an interest free rental deposit loan.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • We envisage this role being full time, however, we are open to considering flexible working arrangements.

For any queries, please contact our Lateral Recruitment team by emailing careers@pinsentmasons.com. We only accept CVs that are logged on the Recruitment portal.

At Pinsent Masons we value diversity and inclusion. We are committed to creating a better workplace where all our talent can succeed and feel like they belong. We want to attract, retain and develop people at all levels and encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates whatever your ethnicity, religion, age, physical or mental disability/ long term condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristics protected by local law in the jurisdictions in which we operate.

Company

Pinsent Masons is a global 100 law firm, with over 3,400 employees operating from 27 locations throughout Europe, Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East.  We have a long-standing reputation for delivering high-quality legal advice rooted in a deep understanding of the sectors and geographies in which our clients operate. Our global reach ensures that we are well-placed to advise on complex multi-jurisdictional matters across a full range of legal disciplines. The firm has significant multinational credentials in the financial services, energy, infrastructure, real estate, and advanced manufacturing and technology sectors.

We champion change and promote progress to make business work better for people. Pinsent Masons has embedded a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives to create an environment in which its people can flourish.

We stand out for our innovative approach to service delivery and believe that innovation flourishes in a diverse workforce. We are proud that in the same financial year Pinsent Masons was recognised as law firm of the year at the Legal Business Awards, we were also named the top employer for LGBT people by Stonewall, one of the top fifty employers for women and ranked 21st out of 700 companies by the Financial Times in their Diversity Leaders list. 

Find Us
Location
30 Crown Place
Earl Street
London
EC2A 4ES
United Kingdom
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