Sternberg Reed are one of the largest law firms in East London and Essex, with offices in Barking, Romford and Grays. We are Lexcel accredited and recognised by Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners, as being leaders in several fields. A number of the firm’s lawyers are also ranked individually as experts in their area of law.
Due to continued growth we are looking to recruit a Paralegal to join our very busy Mental Health Department, based in Grays to provide support and assist the fee earners in the preparation and conduct of cases.
You will have a strong academic background with 2.1 law degree or above but most importantly you must display an enthusiasm to work in this are of law.
The duties will include but are not limited to:
• Attending clients at hospitals to take initial instructions;
• Attending clients where appropriate to do so of relevant matters under supervision, including taking instructions on reports prepared for hearings;
• Attending tribunals, hospital manager hearings, care programme approach meetings with solicitors;
• Preparation of skeleton arguments for hearings;
This role requires someone who is able to engage with a wide range of people and be sensitive to the challenging nature of the problems our clients face.
Excellent career progression opportunities for those who have completed their LPC with an option to apply for training contract after a qualifying period. This is a full time position, Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.30pm, 24 days a year annual leave with a salary of £19,890.
For further details of the role and how to apply please see our website https://www.sternberg-reed.co.uk/careers/application-form/
Closing date: 29th June 2018
Interviews will take place week beginning 23rd July 2018
We are an equal opportunities and Living Wage Foundation employer.
We are not accepting CV’s from agencies for this post.
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