Ukrainian speaking Paralegal

Term: Contract
Duration: 6 months
Department: Dispute Resolution
Location: London
The Team

The Dispute Resolution team consists of 12 partners, 23 other lawyers/paralegals, and 3 trainees in our London, Brussels, Paris and Munich offices. We are looking for an Ukrainian speaking paralegal to assist the team with their cases. 

This role will be focused on a large document review project. Previous document review experience is desirable.  Ukrainian language skills are required. 

Responsibilities
  • Reviewing documents and translating documents in English to Ukrainian and Ukrainian into English
  • Liaising with translators
  • Legal research tasks
  • Proof reading documents
  • Preparing bundles for use in international arbitration.
Key Skills & Experience
  • Fluent in Ukrainian is essential
  • Legal work experience, preferably in a commercial/City Firm
  • Time management and document management skills
  • Educated to degree level with minimum 2.1
  • LPC is highly advantageous
  • Interest in international arbitration
  • Good academic record
  • The ideal person for this role will be practical, commercially minded, organised, efficient and prepared to take a proactive and responsible approach to contributing to complex and interesting cases. 

The Firm

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technologyfinance & financial services, energy & natural resourceslife sciences and media.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley and China colleagues. We also work in a number of other jurisdictions through dedicated country teams.

Among our clients we count social media sites and high street coffee chains as well as pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and technology leaders.

Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.

Our network has more than 1000 people working across 20 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.

We operate across our offices in AmsterdamBeijingBelfastBirminghamBolognaBrusselsDüsseldorfFrankfurtHamburgLondonLuxembourgManchesterMunichMilanParisRomeShanghaiTurinVenice and Silicon Valley.

In 2017, Fieldfisher was named Law Firm of the Year in Western Germany at the Juve Awards, and Law firm of the Year at the British Legal Awards. 2018 saw Fieldfisher named Law Firm of the year at the Legal Business Awards 2018.

Fieldfisher's Condor Alternative Legal Solutions won the award for ‘New Business and Service Delivery Models’ at the FT Innovative Lawyers Europe Awards 2017.  Fieldfisher also won Personal Injury Team of the Year at the Solicitors Journal Awards 2017.

Fieldfisher aims to ensure equality of opportunity and we are actively working towards improving the diversity of our staff.  All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role.