Employment Paralegal

Location: 

Liverpool, GB

Department or practice area:  Employment

Taylor Wessing

 

Taylor Wessing is a global law firm that serves the world's most innovative people and businesses. Deeply embedded within our sectors, we work closely together with our clients to crack complex problems, enabling ideas and aspirations to thrive. Together we challenge expectation and create extraordinary results. By shaping the conversation in our sectors, we enable our clients to unlock growth, protect innovation and accelerate ambition. 

With 1000+ lawyers, 300+ partners, 29 offices and 17 jurisdictions we are looking to expand our Employment  team, with the addition of a Employment Paralegal.

The opportunity for you

Taylor Wessing is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Employment Paralegal to join our dynamic team based in Liverpool. The ideal candidate will bring extensive tribunal experience and a history of effectively managing their own case load.

Key responsibilities

  1. Support with progressing cases from initiation to completion.
  2. Work closely with fee earners to prepare for employment tribunals, including compiling evidence, drafting witness statements, and conducting legal research.
  3. Maintain regular communication with clients, providing updates and advice as needed.
  4. Assist in the preparation of legal documents such as contracts, pleadings, briefs, appeals etc.

Knowledge, skills and experience

  1. Proven experience as an Employment Paralegal within a law firm or equivalent setting.
  2. Extensive tribunal experience is essential.
  3. Demonstrated ability to independently manage a significant case load effectively and efficiently.
  4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  5. Strong organisational abilities with high attention to detail.

Benefits

 

Here are a select few benefits that Taylor Wessing offer; 

  • Hybrid working (Offering the opportunity to work remotely, while maintaining a social boundary by working from our award-winning offices for 3 days a week) 
  • Holiday (Our basic annual holiday entitlement starts at 25 days, with a further discretionary day of paid leave in December. You may also purchase up to five extra days each year (pro rata). 
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity leave (After one-year service, you are entitled to up to 26 weeks leave full pay if you or your partner give birth or adopt a child). 

Along with these there are many more benefits we offer, with the addition of a comprehensive flexible benefits package available. 

Our culture

 

Nurturing a diverse, inclusive culture allows all of our talent to flourish, sparks creativity and powers innovation.  We continue to build a team that exemplifies inclusivity and reflects the firm's core values: creative, excellence, integrity, responsible, respect and team.  We value and celebrate the differences in who we are, what we have experienced and how we think, so all candidates will be treated fairly regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender identity, marital status, neurodiversity, pregnancy, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation and socio-economic background.

The way we work

 

At Taylor Wessing, we never settle for average. We're creative thinkers, problem solvers and continuous learners who excel at what we do and believe our best work is still ahead of us. We are a firm that's large enough for you to achieve your ambitions, but connected enough to be a true community.