Paralegal

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1382358204-2
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: LocalJobs4U
  • Location: Yorkshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Legal, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Are you a recent law graduate with a passion for the legal profession? Do you dream of starting your career in a prestigious Sheffield City law firm known for its excellence in legal services? This is your chance to join a dynamic team as a Trainee Paralegal and embark on an exciting journey towards becoming a skilled legal professional.

About Us:

Our client is a well-established and highly reputable law firm based in the heart of Sheffield City. Our clients firm specialises in a wide range of legal areas, including corporate law, finance, litigation, real estate, intellectual property, and more. Their commitment to delivering exceptional legal services and fostering a supportive and inclusive work environment sets them apart.

Job Description:

As a Trainee Paralegal, you will have the unique opportunity to work alongside experienced attorneys and solicitors, gaining invaluable hands-on experience in various legal matters. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting senior lawyers in legal research, document preparation, and case management.
  • Participating in client meetings, taking notes, and providing updates on case progress.
  • Supporting the legal team in drafting contracts, agreements, and other legal documents.
  • Attending court proceedings and hearings to observe and learn from seasoned professionals.
  • Managing administrative tasks, organising files, and maintaining accurate records.

Requirements:

  • Recent law graduate or relevant legal qualifications are essential.
  • Strong academic background and a genuine passion for the legal field.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Keen attention to detail and the ability to work meticulously with legal documents.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a team.
  • Highly organised, with the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Ambitious, adaptable, and eager to learn and grow in a challenging legal environment.

Benefits:

  • Training and Mentorship: Receive comprehensive training and guidance from experienced legal professionals.
  • Career Development: Access to a structured career development program to help you reach your full potential.
  • Exposure: Gain exposure to high-profile cases and diverse legal matters.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with industry professionals and expand your professional network.
  • Competitive Compensation: We offer a competitive salary package commensurate with experience.

How to Apply:

If you are a motivated and ambitious individual ready to kick-start your legal career with one of Sheffield City's leading law firms, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your updated CV, a cover letter outlining your interest in the position, and any other relevant documents.