Job Description

Role:               Paralegal

Purpose:         To provide assistance to Partners and Solicitors within the firm


Fee earning

  • Undertake legal and other research as requested
  • Assist with collation of documentation for trials and drafting of documents
  • Draft client correspondence under the supervision of fee earners
  • Review/proof documents
  • Attend client meetings with fee earners as requested/required


  • Preparing articles for publication both on website and magazines
  • Posting of items/articles on website (can be shown how this is done)
  • Assist with maintenance of database (both existing and prospective clients etc)
  • Drafting monthly newsletter and sending regular updates/alerts/newsletters to those on the database
  • Assist with the preparation management and delivery of our events program including in person seminars and online events
  • Managing the firm’s social media platforms (e.g. LinkedIn)

Competency Framework: Paralegal


  • A familiarity with software systems and digital and social media for professional purposes;
  • Good communication skills – both spoken and written including constructive sharing of thoughts and ideas;
  • Organisational skills;
  • Legal research.


  • A law degree or equivalent alternative, having obtained a 2:1 or above;
  • Ideally have completed the LPC.


  • Ability to prioritise effectively;
  • Work well in a team.

Additional Requirements

Personal Attributes:

  • Responsible;
  • Professional;
  • Supportive;
  • Self Starter;
  •  Friendly personality;
  • Willing and interested to learn new things; and
  • Trustworthy.


  • Past experience desirable but not essential


  • Commercial awareness to appreciate different clients’ needs
  • Enthusiasm for and interest in employment law