Paralegal

LOCATION

Remote working and project site

HOURS

Full-time

SALARY

Competitive

AREAS OF BUSINESS

Construction Law

JOB ID

11844B

About Systech Law

Systech Law is a boutique legal practice headquartered in London and operating throughout the world. We are construction and engineering specialists who provide commercially focused contentious and non-contentious advice to governments, owners and international contractors on iconic global projects.

With an increasing focus on the proactive resolution of contractual, time, quantum and technical disputes as the project proceeds, we are at the forefront in the use of ADR methods [mediation, adjudication, dispute review boards and independent certifiers], as well as the more traditional arbitration and litigation routes.

Systech Law is part of the 600 strong Systech Group and our lawyers work closely with claims specialists, forensic delay analysts and experts from the business to provide an innovative one stop shop service that has been welcomed by our clients.

Role

Are you seeking a paralegal role in the UK that offers the opportunity of a training contract after 12 months of satisfactory performance?

We currently have opportunities for exceptional, talented and experienced paralegals who are keen to be involved in dispute resolution on major infrastructure projects internationally.

Candidates who complete a satisfactory 12 months role as a Paralegal will be considered for a training contract with Systech Law.

Requirements

  • Prior paralegal experience is preferred
  • Self-starter that can work automatously
  • Collaborative and hard-working
  • Have obtained an SRA qualifying law degree in the UK (2.1 and above)
  • Completed or undertaking the LPC
  • You will most likely be working in a multi-cultural team environment and would typically look forward to:
    • Working on live construction projects, providing support to our teams involved in the preparation and defense of construction claims and major dispute resolution
    • Reviewing and appraising risks in contracts on major projects
    • Making bespoke amendments to standard contracts
    • Helping to prepare sub-contractor agreements
    • Drafting correspondence, including counter-claim letters
    • Facilitating negotiations in meetings, including translations
    • Assisting in the preparation of independent, third party reports
    • Discovery
    • Researching and preparing bespoke seminar materials for client training purposes (various contract types, claims assessment, dispute resolution methods etc.)
    • General administration support, as required

If you meet the above requirements and are looking to join a leading UK construction legal consultancy with a global client base, then please apply by submitting your detailed CV setting out your relevant experience, suitability for the position and your earliest availability to start to the Recruitment Team at recruit@systech-int.com 

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