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Paralegal, Commercial Litigation

The role

This is an excellent opportunity for a Paralegal to join our busy Commercial Litigation team.

The successful candidate will work directly with senior lawyers and fee earners in the department to provide high-quality legal services.  The role provides a fantastic opportunity for the candidate to gain invaluable experience in Commercial Litigation and Insolvency.

There will be some research and admin but we are looking for someone who has some experience of working in a commercial litigation department and is keen to learn, take on responsibility and progress.

Department Specific

By joining the Commercial Litigation team, you will be working directly with senior lawyers and fee earners in the department, which currently comprises of 4 Partners.

It is anticipated that the role will initially include:

  • Advising clients on small/lower value debt and breach of contract claims
  • Conducting small/lower value debt/breach of contract claims/defences in Court
  • Preparation of statutory demands and bankruptcy/winding up petitions
  • Assisting other members of the team with disclosure, preparation of cost schedules, bundles, attending client meetings and conference with Counsel and attending hearings/ trial in person or using a virtual platform
  • Preparing Notices seeking possession of residential properties. Drafting proceedings and attending possession hearings.

Over time this role will develop as the successful candidate gains competency and experience in Commercial Litigation and Insolvency providing the opportunity to run their own caseload and assist with a varied case load of matters.

As this is a junior position where the candidate will need regular and unscheduled time with fee earners to receive instructions, ask questions and learn from colleagues, the role is office based.

This is a fantastic opportunity to learn from experienced litigators and build your knowledge and experience of commercial disputes and how to resolve them.

Key Skills

The successful candidate will be able to manage their own case load whilst assisting other fee-earners and partners in providing advice and proactive service to the firm’s clients.

The candidate must have excellent communication and IT skills and ability to develop positive relationships with a strong focus on marketing and networking for business development.


This role is best suited to a LPC graduate with a minimum of 1 year experience working in a debt recovery and litigation department.


  • Competitive salary
  • Holiday entitlement which increases with service.
  • Ability to purchase up to 1 weeks extra holiday
  • 1 extra day off for your birthday
  • 4% Employer pension contribution
  • Bupa cash health care plan
  • Income protection
  • Death in service benefits
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Payment of professional subscriptions

To apply for this exciting new role please send your CV with a covering letter to Lucy Eaton, HR Manager at the postal address or email

Why choose to work for us?

Our team work hard to put clients first but we also work hard to develop our staff. We are a very friendly and approachable team and believe in giving staff the support they need to flourish.

Equal Opportunities

The Firm is an equal opportunity employer and is fully committed to a policy of treating all of its employees, partners, job applicants and clients equally. The Firm will take all reasonable steps to employ, train and promote employees on the basis of experience, abilities and qualifications without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.

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