Vacancy Paralegal - Corporate and Commercial 

About the role:

An excellent opportunity for a paralegal to join a busy and expanding corporate and commercial department. The department has a diverse client base and will offer the successful candidate exposure to a variety of interesting and rewarding work. The department is ranked in the Legal 500 and has a genuine commitment to offering a fantastic service to the businesses of Shropshire, Herefordshire, and surrounds.

About the candidate:

• An enthusiasm for business, with the desire to develop knowledge of and ability in corporate and commercial law. To eventually pursue this specialism as a career.
• Law degree or relevant paralegal experience required. Knowledge of corporate and commercial law is desirable.
• A proactive individual with the ability to approach tasks in a commercial and flexible manner.
• Excellent organisational and time management skills with ability to multi-task as well as work to client deadlines.
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
• Confident and effective communicator with the ability to liaise and build a rapport with business clients of all levels.

Key tasks will include:

• Providing support to other members of the team on client matters including task based legal work such as; research, document drafting, liaising with clients and responding to ad-hoc requests.
• Working on own client matters with an appropriate level of supervision, recognising tasks within own remit and the need for escalation to other team members when necessary.
• Developing an understanding of each client’s business in order to be able to deliver excellent service throughout the engagement.

 

To apply, send CV, including current salary and notice period to
lynne.hinton@lblaw.co.uk