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Paralegal

Reference

PRI29916

Location

Priory Group Central Office, 2 Barton Close, Grove Park, Enderby, Leicester, LE19 1SJ

Priory Group Division

Central Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£18,000 - £21,000 DOE

Hours

37.5 Per Week

Job Advert - Division Information

When you join Priory Group you'll be part of something special - an innovative and rapidly growing organisation that is helping to redefine the health, social care and education landscape across the UK.

Job Advert Role Description

Priory Group has an exciting and rare opportunity for a Paralegal to join our in-house legal team based in Leicester. You will be working alongside a highly skilled Solicitor handling a mixed employment law case load focusing on supporting our employment tribunal case preparation. You will also be trained and supported to conduct basic civil claims for debt recovery e.g. salary overpayments.

This is an exciting and varied role within an established and well-regarded in-house team who are looking for a switched-on, articulate and personable individual with the ability to work well against strict tribunal deadlines taking into account operational needs across the business and building strong working relationships with stakeholders.

Paralegal responsibilities include but not limited to

  • Taking instructions and liaising with ACAS at pre-claim stage
  • Maintaining schedules of tribunal dates with absolute accuracy
  • First drafts of simple defences
  • Preparing / assisting with the preparation of disclosure and hearing bundles
  • Assisting in the taking of witness statements
  • Undertaking tribunal case management tasks such as collating documents and preparing document lists
  • Undertaking legal research
  • Other ad hoc tasks and general administrative duties to support case management 

What we want from a paralegal

  • Either experience of working as a paralegal/ part-qualified Legal Executive or qualified up to LPC having undertaken the employment law elective
  • Articulate with meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent written & verbal communication
  • Ability to build effective working relationships across a multi-divisional / multi-site organisation
  • Excellent organisation and administration skills

What we want to offer

  • Competitive salary
  • SMART pension
  • Online discounts and cashback
  • Free parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Gymflex
  • Technology scheme
  • Career pathways programme

Applications will be considered throughout the application window and the vacancy may be closed early if a suitable candidate is sourced so please apply early to avoid disappointment. 

Division DBS info

We want to invest in you and your future! Find out about our career pathways:

https://www.priorycareerpathways.com/

 

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date

31/07/2019