We are currently recruiting for two Paralegals to join our Sheffield General Counsel team on a 4 month fixed term contract.
As a Paralegal working within the General Counsel team, your role will be to review paper and electronic files to prepare them for sending to clients. You’ll also work to understand risk management through working with the wider Risk and Compliance team, ensuring that controls are operating correctly and risk is being managed effectively.
You’ll have exceptional communication skills with the ability to work alongside relevant fee-earners and insurers to resolves any claims as well as liaising with external solicitors and counsel where necessary. You needn’t have a legal qualification but you will be educated to degree level. You’ll also be comfortable working under pressure and be able to maintain a high level of attention to detail at all times.
If you thrive on being busy and are looking for a challenging and rewarding role in a friendly team, we would love to hear from you.
In addition to your basic salary we have a competitive benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, discounted gym memberships and season ticket loans.
As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.
The background checks made will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.
The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.
Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.