SCE Solicitors – Paralegal in the Employment Department

Job Description

Job title: Paralegal in the Employment Department

Department/Location: Leeds Centre

Report to: Principal

Salary: Dependant on experience (may lead to a training contract for the right candidate)

Responsible for:

  • Working on Claimant and Respondent casework with minimal supervision;
  • Undertaking preparation of tribunal claims and
  • Representing clients at tribunal.

Main duties:

  • Working on a mixture of Claimant and Respondent casework.
  • Assisting in the development of the Employment Team including generating new business.
  • Assisting the Principal in the management of casework.
  • General administrative duties.
  • Invoicing and
  • Debt collection.

Personal qualities and skills required

Education/Training: LPC qualified.

Relevant experience (minimum one year) in:

  1. Dealing with Claimant and/or Respondent work (including letters to court, drafting pleadings, defences, disclosure lists, preparation of bundles, witness statements, list of issues and skeleton arguments);
  2. Giving HR advice to companies;
  3. Advocacy (desirable);
  4. Marketing and networking; and
  5. Article writing.
  • Responsible.
  • Self-motivated and willingness to learn.
  • Well organised and able to prioritise a heavy workload.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills.
  • IT skills including case management systems.
  • Ability to work as a team.

Please submit all CV’s, written applications or enquiries to: