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We are looking for an experienced Paralegal or NQ Solicitor to work in the Litigation and Employment Department, providing direct support to the Head of Department in a busy team. 

The role requires that the Paralegal/NQ provide support to the team, handling employment matters and assisting in general litigation under the supervision and instruction of the Litigation Head of Department.

The Paralegal/NQ will be required to assist in the following:

  • Taking instructions from and communicating with clients, experts, Court and ET
  • ET applications
  • Court applications
  • ET bundles
  • General Employment advice
  • Drafting contracts and policies
  • Instructions to counsel
  • Mediation
  • Dealing with ACAS
  • Drafting documents
  • Preparing invoices
  • General admin as required


What we are looking for:

  • Prior working experience in a Litigation/Employment team is essential
  • Microsoft Office including Word and Excel is essential
  • Good English, grammar and spelling
  • Familiarity with legal terminology in Employment and Litigation matters
  • Numerical skills – ability to deal with schedules of loss calculations.
  • Excellent communication skills - experience in dealing with clients via telephone, video calls and face-to-face is essential
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload within the required timescales
  • Ability to work effectively within a team as well as independently.
  • Ability to work under pressure as and when required (this may involve some flexibility in working hours).
  • Experience of Partner for Windows is desirable but not essential as training will be provided.

Please send your CV and a covering letter to legals@bellbuxton.co.uk only.

No agencies please - direct applications preferred - we will pay a signing on fee to the successful applicant once employed, as an incentive to apply to us directly.