Dispute management paralegal job vacancy in Sheffield

Dispute management paralegal


Lupton Fawcett is a well-established integrated corporate and commercial law firm with offices in Leeds, Sheffield and York. The Dispute Management department now seek an additional member, who is ambitious, enthusiastic, innovative and team-focused. In return, we offer an excellent opportunity to join an expanding and successful team, where you can shape your own future.

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Full-time

Sheffield

30/04/2023

Location


47 Bank Street, The Synergy Building, Belgrave House, Sheffield, S1 2DR

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Job description


Your duties will include the preparation and summarising of legal documents in addition to drafting and proofreading letters. You will also be required to perform research into legal documents and records, so you should have the ability to analyse large amounts of data, as well as having good organisational and excellent communication skills. The workload will be varied therefore it would be useful if you have experience of being able to manage large volumes of work.

You should possess strong Excel and IT skills; be an excellent communicator with a positive outlook and be a team player with the ability to use initiative. Overall you should be motivated, flexible and enthusiastic and able to assist with complex legal and regulatory issues.

You will be in regular contact with colleagues from other areas within the Firm, and accordingly, you should have the confidence and ability to communicate clearly and concisely at all levels, both in writing and verbally.

Experience


The Dispute Management department is relaxed and informal, but extremely professional. We put clients’ needs first, so you will need to have the ability to prioritise your workload and be able to work to meet deadlines, whilst having an excellent eye for detail and a concern for quality and accuracy. You should have the ability to develop relationships; it would be an advantage if you have experience of identifying and developing marketing opportunities.

Ideal candidates will already be working in a Law firm or have experience of working in the legal sector, with a law degree (or equivalent). We will also consider candidates who are working towards or who have achieved their LPC qualification.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

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Lupton Fawcett LLP is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from every sector of the community. If this role is of interest to you, please submit your CV and covering letter, giving a brief summary of why the experience you have gained is applicable to this role, via the links above or apply directly to recruitment@luptonfawcett.law where your application will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

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