Senior Paralegal

Location UK / Northern Ireland

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary £20000 - 30000

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1440569

 Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Legal Professional / Paralegal to join the Belfast office. The successful candidate will be able to manage challenging workload and work under pressure across a number of practice areas.


We are looking for an experienced Legal Professional / Paralegal to join the Belfast office. The successful candidate will be able to manage challenging workload and work under pressure across a number of practice areas including - Dispute Resolution, Personal Injury, Medical Negligence, Real Estate, etc.
The successful applicant will provide mentoring and guidance to a talented team of paralegals, assisting with distribution, allocation and planning of work.
This is an exciting opportunity to establish yourself in a rapidly expanding office across a number of practice areas.

Responsibilities

• Mentorship of a team of Legal Professionals/Paralegals
• Drafting and preparing documents
• Document management
• Legal research and other investigative tasks
• Provide essential support to multiple teams
• Administrative tasks
• Research

Key Skills & Experience

• Previous experience of working as a Paralegal / Legal Professional across multiple practice areas
• Proven people management skills, including training would be an advantage
• Undergraduate degree
• Excellent research and analytical skills
• Strong organisational/ time management skills
• Reliable and professional
• Good written and oral communication skills
• Strong IT skills.
• Excellent attention to detail.
• Enthusiastic, keen and proactive.
• Must be self-motivated

The Firm

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, finance & financial services, energy & natural resources, life sciences and media.
Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley and China colleagues. We also work in a number of other jurisdictions through dedicated country teams.
Among our clients we count social media sites and high street coffee chains as well as pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and technology leaders.
Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.
Our network has more than 1000 people working across 20 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.
We operate across our offices in Amsterdam, Beijing, Belfast, Birmingham, Bologna, Brussels, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, London, Luxembourg, Manchester, Munich, Milan, Paris, Rome, Shanghai, Turin, Venice and Silicon Valley.
In 2017, Fieldfisher was named Law Firm of the Year in Western Germany at the Juve Awards, and Law firm of the Year at the British Legal Awards. 2018 saw Fieldfisher named Law Firm of the year at the Legal Business Awards 2018.
Fieldfisher's Condor Alternative Legal Solutions won the award for ‘New Business and Service Delivery Models’ at the FT Innovative Lawyers Europe Awards 2017. Fieldfisher also won Personal Injury Team of the Year at the Solicitors Journal Awards 2017.