Bindmans is a leading civil rights firm. Our Actions Against the Police and State Team is ranked as a tier 1 firm in Chambers and specialises in cases involving abuse of police power and breach of the civil liberties of groups and individuals. There is expertise in all aspects of abuse of power and misconduct, such as harassment, false imprisonment, assault, malicious prosecution, discrimination, inquests, public inquiries and breaches of human rights and data protection.
We are seeking to recruit a motivated and capable paralegal to work within the Team. The role will consist of:
assisting with case preparation;
undertaking legal research;
completing funding forms with clients;
client and witness contact;
attending at court and conference;
financial and billing assistance;
as well as general administration.
Skills & Experience
Legal experience, in particular of police actions and human rights law, is desirable but not essential. The successful applicant will need to work well within a team, and be able to take responsibility when working individually.
This role would suit someone completing a law degree, GDL or LPC on a part-time basis. The post holder may ultimately be considered for a training contract at the firm subject to satisfactory performance and completion of the LPC (although there can be no guarantee of this).
Salary: £22,765 per annum.
Start Date: October 2019
Deadline: 5pm on Friday 06 September 2019
Please view the Job Description and Person Specification for the role here. If you are interested in applying please complete the Recruitment Pack quoting reference number AAPS.Paralegal-08/2019. Completed Recruitment Packs can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent via post to: HR Department, Bindmans LLP, 4th Floor, 236 Grays Inn Road, London, WC1X 8HB.
Bindmans LLP is an equal opportunities employer, committed to increasing diversity in our firm and our wider profession. Applications from candidates who are BME, have a disability or who are from a less privileged background are particularly encouraged. Please note that CVs will not be accepted for this role. Strictly no agency applications.