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We are currently recruiting a full-time paralegal   Posted 21 September 2020

Position: Full-time paralegal

Term: Permanent contract, start date to be agreed (as soon as possible).

Role: We seek a career paralegal/senior legal secretary to support the lawyers in this office.

We are a busy environmental law practice litigating environmental judicial review and nuisance proceedings through the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. Our small team has built a national reputation for taking on and winning precedent setting “David and Goliath” cases to further the protection of the environment.

Duties will include preparation of court papers and bundles; preparation of witness statements; traveling to the courts and counsels’ chambers to lodge papers; attending court hearings and client meetings to take notes; answering the telephone and dealing with initial enquiries from prospective clients; and general administrative duties such as filing, scanning and archiving.  Applicants can expect to become increasingly involved with the legal aspects of the role as they gain experience of the kind of work we do.

Hours: 9.30am–5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Salary: £20,000 – 24,000 depending on experience

Interviews: TBC

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to:   dhalliday@richardbuxton.co.uk