Employment Paralegal

Job Title: Employment Paralegal
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £20,000
REF: 2843
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
Contact Email: recruiters@realmrecruit.com

Are you a Employment Paralegal looking: 

  • The opportunity to handle top quality work at a leading legal 500 firm 

  • The option for high amounts of remote working and flexible working allowing for greater work-life balance 

  • The chance to work in a supportive working environment handling a manageable caseload 

A highly respected national law firm is looking to take on an experienced Employment Paralegal to join them in Manchester 

In this role, you will be in the employment team, dealing predominantly with contentious employment matters. The team deal with protective award claims - group action litigation on behalf of employees who were not consulted with before being made redundant by their former employer. 

You will be able to work from home for the majority of the time only attending the office once per week initially and then increasing to once a month, so this is an exceptional opportunity for someone who would like to handle top-quality work while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. 

This is a great opportunity for a paralegal with litigation experience looking to move into employment or an employment paralegal and gain experience at a Legal 500 firm. 

Employment Paralegal - Manchester 

The company & role   

  • A forward-thinking firm with an excellent reputation, recognised by Chambers and the Legal 500  

  • The role will involve high volume work with lots of client contact with up to 300-400 claimants per claim. 

  • As a result of the firm’s investment in digital marketing and cross-referrals from other departments, you will enjoy a steady stream of good-quality work 

  • You will benefit from a supportive working environment, will be able to work flexibly and will have plenty of opportunities to further develop your expertise 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Cheshire 

Added extras and benefits   

  • Flexible and home working 

  • Mainly remote working after initial induction/training 

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays 

  • Matched 3% pension 

  • 4x death in service 

  • Reward gateway 

The ideal candidate  

  • A Employment Paralegal with employment or litigation experience. 

  • Good organisational and communication skills. 

  • Work well under pressure. 

How to apply for this Employment Paralegal role 

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. 

Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Rebecca Blundell at Realm Recruit. 

Rebecca is a Senior Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of litigation lawyers. Working with departments across the North West and Yorkshire, she recruits for commercial litigation, property litigation and financial litigation roles at all levels. Rebecca’s experience in the legal sector and expert market knowledge means that she is perfectly placed to help you take your next step. 

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