Paralegal

Term: Permanent
Department: Employment
Location: Birmingham
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 technology, finance & financial services and energy & natural resources.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley, Beijing and Shanghai teams. Among our clients, we count social media sites and high street coffee chains through to pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and FTSE 100 companies.

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.

We have more than 600 lawyers spread over nine locations, all providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs. We operate across our offices in Amsterdam, Brussels, China, Paris, Germany, Italy, UK, and the US - Silicon Valley. In the UK, we have approximately 700 people working in the London, Manchester and Birmingham.

The firm is growing rapidly and its revenue for 2016/17 was £165 million. The UK accounts for approximately 70% of the headcount.

The Team

We are looking for an experienced Paralegal with a flexible approach to work to join our Employment team in Birmingham. The successful candidate will be able to manage challenging workload and work under pressure.

Responsibilities
  • Drafting, reviewing and amending documents
  • Legal research tasks
  • Proof reading documents
  • Preparing bundles
  • Being heavily involved in event planning and marketing projects
Key Skills & Experience
  • Excellent academics
  • Undergraduate degree - GDL if applicable and LPC desirable
  • Previous experience in a similar role and interest in Employment or Litigation desirable
  • Strong IT skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic, keen and proactive
  • Must be self-motivated

Please note 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.