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Date Added: Sun 01/11/2020

Paralegal - IP Litigation - Specialist Law Firm

London, UK
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Company: THE STEPHEN JAMES PARTNERSHIP LTD

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Intellectual Property Litigation Paralegal sought by a Specialist Law Firm for a permanent position

The Client

Our client, a highly prestigious Specialist Law Firm, is seeking a Paralegal to join their Dispute Resolution Group on a permanent contract.

The Role

The successful candidates work will include (but not be limited to):

  • Assisting with Court hearings and trial
  • Assisting with Expert meetings
  • Preparation of case updates
  • Disclosure review
  • Legal research
  • Expert Identification
  • Filing documents using the Court’s online system (CE-Filing)
  • Interfacing with other firms of solicitors to agree the content of court papers
  • Updating papers (internal and external; at court, chambers etc.)
  • Preparation of papers for external use (court, barristers, witnesses etc.)
  • Internal document management (both electronic and paper files)
  • External document management (i.e. eRooms, archives)
  • Liaising with transcript writers
  • Keeping up to date with changes in relevant procedures
  • Checking, finalising and sending correspondence
  • Liaising with printers and couriers

The Requirements

The ideal candidate will have some (if not all) of the following characteristics and skills:

- Bachelor’s degree, law degree or certificate in paralegal studies (but not essential)

- Prior paralegal experience in an IP environment

- Confidence with Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, Excel & PowerPoint.

- Confidence in Document Management Systems

- A consistent, reliable, flexible manner and good timekeeper

- Excellent organisational skills and the ability to communicate effectively

- The ability to prioritise and work well under pressure

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