Document Review Paralegal (Remote – UK based)

1050 Linklaters Business Serv

Linklaters can only achieve its vision and ambition with the support of outstanding colleagues in our business. As a Document Review Paralegal / Support Lawyer you can gain experience within a Magic Circle law firm, working in-house or in an alternative legal service provider environment. You will get experience working with document review software, such as Relativity, as well as working closely with Linklaters clients, providing advice, training, assistance and offering exceptional client service. Please find below required qualification / experience for your CV to be considered: Technical Capability LPC / SQE / BPC / Foreign or UK qualified 2:1 and above degree / equivalent overseas degree Background experience, desirable 1+ years in relative field 12 months + document review experience Client Development Good Business Acumen Sound understanding of the legal market Strong awareness of MS office applications including Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint) Extremely organised – able to prioritise and manage workload Excellent oral and written communication skills Excellent eye for detail and presentation Good office administration skills Quality assurance and customer service experience Within commuting distance to London Work Management Ability to work within a pressurised environment Willingness to work long hours when required Strong attention to detail (especially on time consuming and repetitive tasks) Imaginative, highly motivated and driven to excel Team player but able to work autonomously where necessary Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (sufficient gravitas and experience to work effectively with more senior colleagues including Partners, Managing Associates and Clients) Demonstrates strong commitment to maintaining high levels of customer service Approachable and willing to learn new skills and take on responsibility Appreciation of the culturally diverse environment in which the firm operates Eagerness to see the job through to completion and displays strong communication, ownership, and time management skills Our partner Linklaters partners with a third-party provider for the payroll of all contractor and temporary staff. Therefore, upon acceptance of a temporary role at Linklaters, you will be engaged under a contract for services through our preferred third-party provider. You will not be employed by Linklaters, or have any employment or worker relationship with Linklaters. Linklaters Linklaters are a people business. Being best in class in the eyes of our clients means that our people must be exceptional. We look not only for brilliant minds, but for people who will thrive in our environment: people who love working collaboratively and demonstrate the innovative, efficient, agile, entrepreneurial and responsible mind-set we aim to bring to every interaction. Ours is an environment of outperformance. We achieve this not with targets and incentives, but by fostering a positive, supportive, fair and open atmosphere. We respect and value difference but insist on inclusivity. We celebrate all aspects of diversity and challenge any form of bias, because we want everyone to feel that they belong. This is vital to our ability to work as one team, with a common mind-set. We recognise that one size does not fit all. Our goal is to embed flexibility across our firm by giving everyone the opportunity to work in an agile way, whether as a regular pattern or on an ad hoc basis, and we will be happy to discuss this further. How to Apply Applications are only accepted online via the portal. Queries must be directed to the recruitment team on: tempbtrecruitment@linklaters.com and not via the Business Teams Functions. Technical Skills This list of duties and responsibilities above is not exhaustive. It is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for, the performance of this job. As such, the role may also include the undertaking of additional tasks as required. Application Policy Applications and CVs (direct or via agency) are only accepted online via the portal. Queries related to this role must be directed to the recruitment team ( tempbtrecruitment@linklaters.com) and not partners, practices or stakeholders. Are you ready? From a shifting geopolitical landscape to the exponential growth in FinTech, this is a time of unprecedented change. At Linklaters, we’re ready. Our people go further to support our clients, with market-leading legal insight and innovation. And we go further for each other, too. We’re people you want to work with, generous with our time and ready to help. So no matter what the future holds, with us you’ll be one step ahead. Great change is here, and we make sure you’re ready. Be alert to fictitious job opportunity posts and offers of employment which claim to be in the name of Linklaters. We have been made aware of various recruitment-related scams which ask for upfront payments, for example, for office equipment and promise start up bonuses and reimbursement in return for such payments. These scams often involve the use of email addresses similar to a genuine domain name. Genuine emails from Linklaters only use the domain of “@linklaters.com”. We will never ask you to make payments for office equipment or otherwise as part of our recruitment process. If you are in doubt about a job opportunity that appears to relate to our firm, please get in touch using the contact details on our careers website at www.linklaters.com/careers. In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers. Your offer will be subject to the successful completion of these checks which will be initiated following your consent. As a responsible business, it is important that we represent the diversity of our people, our clients and our communities. We know that diversity makes us a better law firm and helps us attract the best talent, drive innovation with diversity of thought, and deliver the best experience to everyone who comes into contact with us. We recruit on the basis of merit, irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity, race or ethnicity, marital status, religion, sex, sexual orientation or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Selection decisions, and the reasons for those decisions, are recorded at each stage of the selection process. Selection criteria and, where appropriate, technical skills tests are in place to measure an individual’s ability for the safe and effective performance of a job. Those involved in recruitment and selection decisions and processes are also provided with guidance on diversity issues. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the selection process, please talk to a member of the recruitment team so that any required adjustments can be made in advance. Specific experience requirements advertised on a role do not intend to preclude applications from candidates who may have more or less experience. Our intention is only to indicate a guideline as to the necessary skills for the role as described.

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