Saunders (London) – Human Rights Paralegal
Saunders Law is seeking a paralegal to join our Human Rights department.
The successful candidate will support our solicitors who specialise in actions against the police and other public authorities, judicial reviews, and inquests. The role consists of assisting with case preparation, legal research, document management, interviewing witnesses, attending conferences and court, general administrative tasks, billing tasks, and dealing with new client enquiries.
The ideal candidate should have an excellent academic record and be able to demonstrate a commitment to upholding the rights of individuals. Previous experience is desirable.
You would be joining a close-knit, collaborative team with a strong knowledge-sharing culture, and work on important and often ground-breaking cases. You would have the opportunity to spend some time working remotely.
About Saunders Law
Saunders Law offers specialist help to members of the public who seek accountability from the state and its officers. We handle complex, serious and high-profile cases against state agencies including the police, prison and immigration authorities. Our particular areas of expertise include Police Misconduct, Prisoners’ Rights, Immigration Detention, Deaths in Custody and Public Inquiries.
We are an equal opportunities employer. We aim to have a workforce that is representative of the clients we serve.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a friendly, busy, and expanding department. We are ranked in Chambers & Partners and the Legal 500. We offer a competitive salary of between £22,500 to £24,500 pa dependent on experience, excellent prospects, training and support. Our trainee solicitors are recruited from our paralegals.
To apply please send your CV and a covering letter including details of your availability and any notice period to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm on Friday 7th April 2023. Please note that we may select candidates for interview in advance of this closing date, so you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.