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Location: London
Salary: 50,000
Type: Permanent
Posted: 05/08/2022

Job Title: Construction Paralegal

Location: Central London

Salary: to £50,000

Leading London law firm are looking for an experienced construction paralegal to join their well-established construction team, and assist partners and consultants with their matters as required.

A selection of duties will include:

  • Assisting with the drafting of construction and engineering documents including letters of intent, contracts, consultancy appointments, warranties and security documents, as well as documents for contentious matters including instructions to Counsel, pleadings, submissions, Court forms and settlement agreements under supervision
  • Preparation, filing and service of statements of case, court bundles and other submissions and documents in adjudication, litigation, arbitration and other proceedings
  • Carrying out basic legal research and preparing short research notes
  • Undertaking initial reviews and organisation of documentation received in respect of contentious or non-contentious matters
  • Ensuring the proper management of documents including organising and managing electronic data sites, uploading documentation and making sure that documents are properly bundled, indexed and stored as appropriate
  • Checking and proof-reading legal documents for quality, consistency and content
  • Assisting with the administration of matters (including preparing client care letters, time recording, billing, and the engagement of third parties such as Counsel and experts witnesses)
  • Recording chargeable time punctually and accurately

It is essential that you have excellent experience (minimum 12 months) in either construction, corporate, arbitration or commercial litigation, a very strong academic background and a positive and enthusiastic approach to work.

Excellent opportunity for an experienced paralegal to work alongside a leading team, and ideal for an ambitious candidate as this is an opportunity to gain top quality experience with real responsibility.

McKinlay Law endeavour to contact all successful candidates within 24 hours. However, due to the volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to respond to every candidate individually. If you have not heard from us within 24 hours your application has been unsuccessful and we have not retained your details.

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Location: London
Salary: £50,000
Type: Permanent
Posted: 05/08/2022

Job Title: Construction Paralegal

Location: Central London

Salary: to £50,000

Leading London law firm are looking for an experienced construction paralegal to join their well-established construction team, and assist partners and consultants with their matters as required.

A selection of duties will include:

  • Assisting with the drafting of construction and engineering documents including letters of intent, contracts, consultancy appointments, warranties and security documents, as well as documents for contentious matters including instructions to Counsel, pleadings, submissions, Court forms and settlement agreements under supervision
  • Preparation, filing and service of statements of case, court bundles and other submissions and documents in adjudication, litigation, arbitration and other proceedings
  • Carrying out basic legal research and preparing short research notes
  • Undertaking initial reviews and organisation of documentation received in respect of contentious or non-contentious matters
  • Ensuring the proper management of documents including organising and managing electronic data sites, uploading documentation and making sure that documents are properly bundled, indexed and stored as appropriate
  • Checking and proof-reading legal documents for quality, consistency and content
  • Assisting with the administration of matters (including preparing client care letters, time recording, billing, and the engagement of third parties such as Counsel and experts witnesses)
  • Recording chargeable time punctually and accurately

It is essential that you have excellent experience (minimum 12 months) in either construction, corporate, arbitration or commercial litigation, a very strong academic background and a positive and enthusiastic approach to work.

Excellent opportunity for an experienced paralegal to work alongside a leading team, and ideal for an ambitious candidate as this is an opportunity to gain top quality experience with real responsibility.

McKinlay Law endeavour to contact all successful candidates within 24 hours. However, due to the volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to respond to every candidate individually. If you have not heard from us within 24 hours your application has been unsuccessful and we have not retained your details.

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