Our client is looking for a strong contentious construction paralegal for an initial 6-9 month role, but it could extend beyond that.
The Paralegal will ideally be experienced in dealing with construction matters and able to use that technical knowledge and experience in the role. He or she will be responsible for document management and analysis, assisting partners, associates and trainees with interviewing witnesses and preparing witness statements, chronologies and narratives, carrying out legal and technical research, preparing exhibits to witness statements and bundles for pleadings and other related tasks. The Paralegal may also be required to assist with drafting and negotiating construction contracts, appointments, collateral warranties and other related documents. A knowledge of JCT, NEC3/4 and FIDIC contracts would be useful. Familiarity and comfort with operating a range of computerised document review and storage systems, and an energetic 'can-do' attitude, are essential for the role.
The Paralegal will be assisting on a range of complex construction disputes including adjudications and arbitrations on major overseas infrastructure projects in the Middle East.
To be considered you MUST have a minimum of 2 years paralegal experience in litigation and arbitration, ideally within construction. You must be mature and international in your approach. Candidates who do not fit that criteria will not be considered and your CV will not be retained.
The ideal candidate will be available as soon as possible.Salary £34K-£36K FTE
To be considered, please get in touch with Jennifer Wellspeak0203 909 email@example.com
Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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