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Insolvency and Commercial Litigation Paralegal

companyFarleys Solicitors LLP
locationWinckley Square, Preston PR1 3JJ, UK
PublishedPublished: Published 4 weeks ago

Role: Paralegal - Insolvency & Commercial Litigation
Location: Preston
Salary: Negotiable, dependent on experience

Here at Farleys Solicitors we've been practising legal common sense for over 60 years. Our roots are firmly based in Lancashire, having started our journey in Blackburn in 1958. We now have six offices across Lancashire and Greater Manchester, 140 employees and offer a full range of legal services for individuals and businesses.

Our reputation and growth are based on how our legal services are delivered, combining our legal expertise with a down to earth approach and a focus on getting the job done for our clients.

The Role

We are currently looking to recruit a paralegal to join our rapidly growing insolvency department, based out of our Winckley Square offices in Preston.

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a wide range of contentious debt and insolvency matters and would suit someone who is looking to start out their career in law getting real, on the job experience in our busy team.

There will also be exposure to high quality dispute resolution matters ranging from contract disputes to other areas of litigation where you will be given full support and career development.

The successful candidate will carry out a wide range of tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Working efficiently and effectively in providing legal support to the team in ongoing cases;
  • Liaising with clients
  • Taking new instructions;
  • Research tasks;
  • General administrative tasks and diary management;
  • Contributing towards marketing content for the firm's website and social media channels

This is a permanent, full-time position.

Who we are looking for

The ideal candidate will be a confident and ambitious team player, and keen to progress in this area of law. You will also be adaptable and proactive in prioritising and managing workloads to ensure deadlines are met.

There are fantastic long-term prospects to develop your career at Farleys and we are confident we can offer you a supportive environment to flourish in. This role is a great opportunity to play a key part in the continued success of our team.

Find out more about why our people choose to work for us here:Working at Farleys

Please note: Farleys Solicitors LLP is an equal opportunities employer and we will recruit for this role solely based on merit, regardless of age, gender, race, nationality, sexual orientation, disability or religion.