Bolt Burden Kemp (London) - Abuse Paralegal

Join one of the UK’s leading serious injury claim firms as a paralegal within the specialist Abuse department. The team brings civil compensation claims for victims of abuse against the individuals and organisations responsible.


We have the largest team of abuse solicitors in the country. Our team are instrumental in changing the law in this area, with many precedent setting cases to their name, including:

A v Hoare & others, which changed the law of limitation in this area

FZO v Adams & Anr, one of the highest ever awards of general damages in this type of claim;

ABC v West Heath, the first case in which damages were awarded to a claimant for sexting.


You will be assisting with:

  • a caseload of complex and challenging abuse compensation claims;
  • legal research.


You will ideally:

  • have a 2:1 degree or higher; and a strong commitment to this area of work;
  • have some previous relevant litigation or legal experience (personal injury experience will be highly advantageous but not essential);
  • be hard working, energetic and sociable, with excellent IT, administrative and research skills.

The salary for this role is £26,000 - £28,000.

The deadline for applications is 5pm 31st December 2019.

In return, we offer the opportunity to excel by providing training, support, supervision and responsibility to match experience.

It is our policy to select the firm’s trainee solicitors from internal applicants only, based on suitability and business needs.

Our working environment is demanding, friendly and very flexible. To find out more about working at Bolt Burdon Kemp, head to our website.

If you are interested in the role and would like to join us, please visit our careers page and complete our online application form.