Lewis Silkin is a UK top-100 commercial law firm with offices in London, Oxford, Cardiff, Dublin and Hong Kong. The firm is recognised by clients and industries alike as being distinct: for its deep understanding, insight and advice to creative, innovative and brand-focused businesses; for its market-leading international practice in employment, immigration and reward; and for delivering pragmatic, commercial advice in a refreshingly human way.
Lewissilkinhouse is Lewis Silkin’s flexible resourcing service which provides clients with temporary lawyers and paralegals to cover for absence, busy periods or assist with projects. It was established in 2013 and is one of the first law firms providing an offering of this kind.
We are looking for paralegals to join our Lewissilkinhouse service.Our Lewissilkinhouse paralegals are employees of the firm who receivea competitive remuneration package with access to extensive employee benefits.They are engaged on various different types of employment contracts including fixed-term and zero hours employment contracts. Theyusually workexclusively at clients’ premises. Placements are generally full time but part time placements do also arise from time to time. Placements are largely based in Central London but can be based elsewhere including Greater London and the M4 corridor.
Many of our clients who use our in-house service are well-known household namesacross a broad spectrum of industry sectors including financial services, energy, automotive, international consulting, technology, retail, FMCG, professional services and media.
The jobholder will be providing paralegal support to our clients’ in house legal teams on a variety of in house legal projects, for example data projects, and general support, often with an employment and/or commercial law focus.
Candidates will have excellent academics along with legal qualifications or previous legal experience. Candidates will also have IT, numeracy, practical and analytical skills and a clear communication style (both spoken and written). Previous experience working in a private practice or in-house environment would be advantageous.
Lewis Silkin is an equal opportunities employer