Clifford Chance is one of the world's leading law firms, helping clients achieve their goals by combining the highest global standards with local expertise. The firm has unrivalled scale and depth of legal resources across the three key markets of the Americas, Asia and Europe and focuses on: capital markets; corporate and M&A; finance and banking; real estate; tax; pensions and employment; and litigation and dispute resolution.
In February 2018 Clifford Chance acquired the Newcastle business of CAS, Carillion Advice Services, an award-winning provider of paralegal and commodity managed legal services. The team in Newcastle is the perfect complement to the firm's work, ensuring that knowledge, resources, processes and technology are deployed effectively to support our clients. Their skills and expertise are already in great demand, so we are looking to recruit additional people to join the highly experienced, innovative and client-centric team in Newcastle.
Clifford Chance is looking to recruit a Senior Paralegal, to join the Newcastle department to provide support including supervisory, quality assurance and project management to a specified team within the department.
Working in a team supporting a number of paralegals who work on a range of transactions, you will be required to provide supervision to the paralegals on all aspects of the delivery of the project as well as fee-earning to support the referring practice from CC London
Key Responsibilities of the Senior Paralegal:
The Senior Paralegal will work under the supervision of the department's Operations Managers, the Head of Operations and the instructing lawyer and will be responsible for a range of tasks including the following:
You will also be required to fee-earn, completing a range of legal tasks such as:
Skills & Experience:
The Senior Paralegal candidate will possess the following skills:
If you think you'd be perfect for this role, we'd love to hear from you
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