POSITION: Paralegal

SALARY: £19,565 (35 hrs p/w at £10.75ph – London Living Wage rate)

CONTRACT: 35 hours per week, 12 months, full-time

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Thursday 3rd December 2020 at 9:00am


We are looking for a paralegal to undertake a variety of administrative and casework tasks both in person at our Head Office in Tower Hill, London and remotely. You will work under the supervision of a senior solicitor and other fee earners in the Civil Liberties Department. 


  1. To comply with all Professional Codes of Conduct that apply to Solicitors.
  2. Provide administrative support to the solicitors in the Civil Liberties team, including filing, making applications for Legal Aid, making enquiries with clients, the court, opponents and experts, and preparing bundles.
  3. Use our case work management system to maintain records, produce documents and record time.
  4. Arrange meetings and maintain the office calendars.
  5. Answer phone calls for fee earners, take notes/messages and redirect calls when appropriate.
  6. Preparing cases and managing files to ensure readiness for all litigation stages and Court hearings.
  7. Filing documents at Court.
  8. Attending meetings/hearings to take notes.
  9. To be of general assistance as required by the firm.

Required qualities

  • Computer literate
  • Knowledge of MS Office
  • Proven time-management
  • Ability to multitask
  • A commitment to social justice

Desired qualities

  • Experience as a paralegal or in office administration
  • Experience of public law and/or prison law


Please send a covering letter and your CV to Vanessa Wood (


There is always something interesting going on and lots of opportunities to learn and challenge yourself - Helen Bates, Civil Liberties Paralegal


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