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  • Job reference: RMS0219844

Para-legal / Legal Administrative Assistant

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Billingham, County Durham
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/01/2020
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
Fircroft are looking for a Para-Legal / Administrative Assistant to aid in legal requirements for a high profile project for a leading power generation client. The role will be on a contact basis and this contract will run alongside the substation project in Blyth.

Main Responsibilities:

* Assist with document review and due diligence;
* Assisting with project work for the firm;
* Sight check and edit legal documents;
* Liaise with internal and external counsel, within the UK and globally;
* Write concise memoranda to summarize research results;
* Maintain document, transcript, and work product databases;
* Assist with trial preparation;
* Conduct legal research;
* Organise and prepare chronologies, disclosure lists, exhibit lists and/or privilege logs;
* Coordinate work with outside vendors, including adherence to strict deadlines;
* Maintain confidentiality of client information
* Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Training
- 1+ year plus of paralegal experience in a law firm or equivalent;
- BS/BA degree or equivalent experience preferred;
- LPC qualified is preferred but candidates with extensive paralegal experience will also be considered.

The Company:
Our client is a leader in power and automation technologies that enable utility and industry customers to improve performance while lowering environmental impact. They operate in around 100 countries employing over 145,000 people.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Strong written and verbal communication skills;
* Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills;
* Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with or without direct supervision and coordinate multiple projects;
* Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office and the ability to locate specific items on the internet;
* Strong writing and editing skills;
* Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with or without direct supervision and coordinate multiple projects; and
* Flexibility for additional hours as needed.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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