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Paralegal / Legal Assistant - Litigation

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

We are recruiting for a Litigation Legal Assistant to join our Financial Services Disputes team in Belfast. You will report to the Partner within our Financial Services Disputes team. This is an excellent opportunity to be responsible for your own cases, under supervision, focusing on professional negligence, banking litigation and general commercial litigation for a number of our key financial institution clients.

In return we will invest in you. We want you to be successful. You will receive a bespoke, on-going training programme to ensure you develop your commercial and technical skills to allow you to deliver the varied workload to a high standard. As a member of our Support team you will be a vital part of our continued success. There isn't an "us and them" mentality and you will be recognised for your hard work and support.

Role Responsibility

As a Legal Assistant your day to day remit includes:

  • Investigating and analysing claims, preparing draft advices.
  • Instructing experts and carrying out Initial review of expert reports.
  • Drafting correspondence.
  • Reviewing disclosure documents received from other parties.
  • Assisting with recording, reporting on and analysing management information.

The Ideal Candidate

Our employees are talented people, distinguished by technical excellence, with a willingness to embrace team working and a passion for client service. You will be able to demonstrate a similar supportive, flexible and driven ethos and will have accumulated the following experience and skills:

  • Previous legal assistant experience is useful (but not essential).
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills as well as attention to detail.
  • An ability and willingness to work as part of a busy team with a significant case load.
  • Experience within litigation would be desirable, however full training will be provided.

TLT is committed to creating a diverse working environment and encourages applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any of the characteristics protected by the laws in the locations in which we operate.

Package Description

We value our employees highly and we want you to feel valued. You will receive a competitive basic salary with an annual pay review. You will also have access to an extensive range of benefits via our flexible benefits scheme including 25 days holiday (which will increase to 30 days based upon length of service) and private medical insurance. You will have discounted rates for the latest mobile phones and discounted gym memberships.

About the Company

We’re an ambitious UK law firm built around the needs of our high profile clients. With over 1000 employees and 100 partners across our six UK offices, we’ve grown considerably in the last three years – and so have our revenues. Open-minded? Definitively. Forward-focused? Absolutely. An energetic firm with an entrepreneurial, collaborative culture, we’re always looking to recruit highly talented individuals with the drive to succeed. So if you’re dynamic, determined and looking for a firm where you can develop your skills, join us and we’ll give you everything you need to thrive.

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