PUBS:06.19 - Paralegal (Commercial)

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Posted: 12/06/2019 16:05
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Competitive
Location: Newcastle
Level: Paralegal
Deadline: 08/08/2019 23:59
Hours: 35.00
Benefits: Competitive
Job Type: Permanent Full Time

An opportunity for a Paralegal has become available in our Commercial Public Sector team. This role is key to support the fee earners and allow them to focus on advising our clients include a number of local authorities and health authorities, and other major public sector organisations across the UK.

An overview of your duties will include: -

  • Assisting with major PFI contract legal work including contract monitoring of client sites.
  • Supporting with dispute resolution on major PFI schemes including mediation, adjudication, arbitration and court processes.
  • Carrying out due diligence with; contract reviews, mergers or other transfer projects
  • Researching relevant NHS, procurement, local authority law and practice and producing regular newsletters, news flashes and 'nutshells' for clients.
  • Supporting and attending conferences and client facing events.

What we need: -

The successful applicant will have a Law Degree and/or LPC preferred with some previous paralegal or commercial work experience. As well as excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong research and writing skills, with the ability to prioritise workload of high importance.

As well as being able to collaborate and work effectively with other colleagues internally, both within the wider team and across the firm especially our Property and Employment teams.

What can we offer: -


  • Central City Centre location.
  • Completive salary and company benefits, including 25 days holiday with the option to purchase an additional 5 days, company  contributory pension, subsidised city centre car parking, travel loans plus many more.
  • 35 hour working week (9-5 with 1 hour unpaid lunch).
  • Ongoing training and support to help you reach your best potential.

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