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Belfast, County Antrim



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21 November, 2022

My client is a leading defence litigation firm servicing the biggest household names of Insurance clients. They are happy to announce the launch of exciting opportunities for graduates and prospective IPLS candidates to undertake a Paralegal Graduate Job in their Belfast office assisting qualified Solicitors within our busy defence litigation team.

All levels of experience shall be considered where Keoghs NI will offer be-spoke in-house training to kick-start your legal career post-university, ideally for those seeking to progress to training and qualifying with the IPLS.

Your initial work load will consist of the following tasks which are essential building blocks to independent file management post-qualification:

-Progressing discovery matters by drafting the appropriate pleadings and thoroughly reviewing all discoverable material;

-Carrying our legal research, reviewing evolving case law and procedural nuances of certain claims;

-Assisting with investigation matters by taking both informal and formal statements from witnesses;

-Assisting with trial preparation with compiling trial bundles and helping both clients and witnesses prepare to testify at trial;

-Compiling an in-depth analysis of quantum evidence which includes preparing chronologies and identifying anomalies across various sources of evidence to include Hospital and GP notes but also medico-legal reports to assist the lead file handler with reserves calculations;

-Instructing Counsel and medico-legal experts by compiling briefs and letters of instruction;

This is a fantastic opportunities which will allow both recent law graduates and prospective IPLS candidates to gain an invaluable paid experience in a progressive, market leading defendant law firm with the opportunity to train thereafter.

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
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