Hickman and Rose (London) - Civil Litigation and Human Rights Paralegal

Hickman and Rose are seeking a bright and enthusiastic paralegal to join their high profile Civil Department for 12 months.

The role involves working as part of a team seeking public and private law remedies arising from malpractice within the criminal justice system, and civil fraud and private client litigation for both claimants and defendants.  Work carried out by the team includes police actions, civil fraud, human rights challenges, discrimination, data protection and privacy law, judicial review, inquests and public inquiries.

The role will consist of assisting solicitors with their case preparation.  This includes legal research, interviewing witnesses and drafting statements, attending conferences and court, analysing evidence, assisting with billing and filing, carrying out other administrative tasks and dealing with initial enquiries.

The successful applicant will have an excellent academic record with strong written and verbal skills.  Previous paralegal experience is desirable.  They will be willing to apply themselves diligently to a range of tasks from filing to complex legal tasks.  Applicants will have ideally completed the LPC, BPTC or equivalent.

Please apply by sending a CV, a covering letter of no more than 800 words and a completed Equality and Diversity Monitoring form to recruitment@hickmanandrose.co.uk.  Please enter the subject as “Civil Litigation and Human Rights Paralegal”. 

Start date: w/c 11 February 2019

Salary: £23,690 pa pro rata

Term: Full-time post for 12 months

The closing date for this post is 10am, Friday 23 November 2018.  Interviews will be held in the w/c 3 December 2018.