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Paralegal, Private: Coote O’Grady

North East England
Full Time, Part Time
£18,000 - £22,500 (Pro Rata)

Details about the Paralegal roles

Work from home, flexible working and part-time options available

Coote O’Grady is an award-winning expert in legal spend management. It works with some of the world’s largest organisations to ensure they’re making the most of their legal budget.

We have several vacancies for Paralegals within our growing Legal Operations team, based in Boldon, Tyne & Wear. This team provides a valuable service to in-house legal teams, allowing them to focus on more high-value legal tasks.

We are looking for individuals who could take responsibility for various Legal Operations activities for clients, including legal invoice review, law firm rate negotiations, legal panel review, client spend analysis and other legal procurement activity.

A Legal background is preferred, although we will consider candidates with transferrable skills such as Accountancy, Auditing or Procurement who can evidence relevant career experience.

As a flexible organisation, you will be able to manage your work from home through our secure working environment. However, you may be required to attend meetings local to Boldon, Tyne & Wear, so ability to travel to this location once a week is essential.

Specific Role requirements:

 ·         Laptop/PC and reliable internet connection required (we will provide licenses)

·         There may be a requirement for the post-holder to travel to and attend client meetings, as relevant to this role

Attend training and development courses, as required

PERSON SPECIFICATION

 

Criteria (E – Essential/D – Desirable)

E

D

Proven background in Legal, Accountancy, Insurance or Procurement

X

Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to build excellent working relationships both internally and externally

X

Proven track record of managing a busy workload and working to tight deadlines

X

Ability to manage own time effectively

X

Flexible and willing to work additional hours in busy periods if required

X

Proven IT skills, including use of Microsoft Excel

X

High standards of accuracy and keen eye for detail

X

Analytical skills and the ability to translate data into meaningful information

X

Report writing experience

X

Qualified to degree level in Law or hold a recognised legal qualification

X

Previous Legal Operations experience

X

Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

X

 

 

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