Paralegal / Legal Professional Titanic Quarter, Belfast
Fieldfisher is a European law firm operating in exciting sectors such as technology, financial services, energy and natural resources and life sciences. We’re an international firm with more than 1,550 people across 25 offices in Europe, Asia and America.
Awarded a 5-Star ranking by the Legal 500, we work with market-leading practices and are built around people having developed a strong balance between legal excellence and a down-to-earth practical approach to clients’ needs.
Focused on keeping pace with this continually changing world, we use new models of working and integrate legal technology with our colleagues’ expertise to provide modern legal advice for the modern world.
We’re now looking for a number of Paralegals / Legal Professionals to join us in Belfast and play a key role across many areas of our work.
If you are proven paralegal or legal professional looking for your next career move, this is the ideal opportunity to develop and progress across multiple practice areas with our leading firm.
From our offices in Belfast’s iconic Titanic Quarter, you will be able to witness the outstanding transformation of this area of our city and experience all the best that Belfast has to offer.
You will also discover a supportive, collaborative environment and a focus on development, training and supervision, meaning you will have all the support you need to thrive.
What’s more, in the last few years, we have won a host of awards for our services, innovation and simply for being an exceptional legal firm, so you know your career is in good hands.
As a Paralegal / Legal Professional, you will be tasked with delivering a range of legal work across a number of our practice areas. These include Financial Markets and Products, Regulatory, E-Discovery, Real Estate, Personal Injury/Medical Negligence and Corporate.
From our Titanic Quarter location, you will work on a range of high-profile matters alongside market-leading teams that are known for providing first-class levels of service.
Specifically, you will be involved in drafting, reviewing and preparing documentation, contract analysis and data extraction, drafting non-complex banking and finance documents and undertaking ad hoc company searches in support of legal opinions or as part of due diligence.
You will proofread and manage documents, work as part of a document review team and assist with Data Subject Access requests. Additionally, you will liaise with Partners or Associates who are running matters, attend team meetings and interview witnesses and draft theirs statements.
To be considered as a Paralegal / Legal Professional, you will need:
- A minimum of 12 months’ experience of working as a Paralegal / Legal Professional - A strong educational background, ideally including a law degree with a minimum grade of 2:1 - Experience of handling a varied and busy workload - Excellent research and analytical skills - Commercial understanding allowing you to foresee upcoming needs and act proactively - A team player mentality and a reliable and professional nature - The ability to work methodically and at pace, even when time pressured - Strong written and verbal communication skills - Enthusiasm and a keen, proactive approach - The drive to exceed expectations and be fully committed to the role
Experience of working in a document review team and a solid understanding of privilege would be beneficial to your application. Previous experience in banking and finance work would also be an advantage, as would experience in conveyancing.
Other organisations may call this role Paralegal, Legal Administrator, Legal Secretary, Legal Assistant, or Legal Clerk.
Webrecruit Ireland and Fieldfisher are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.
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