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Paralegal Apprentice - Professional and Commercial Risk Team with DAC Beachcroft

DAC Beachcrofts innovative early career development programmes offer unparalleled training opportunities . Join us, and you can expect the kind of support, collaborative culture and tailored development plan that will bring out the best in you so you can deliver high quality, bespoke work for our clients and achieve everything you want to in your career. As a Paralegal Apprentice with DAC Beachcroft you will be on your way to a career in law and have a real alternative to university; you will earn a salary and have no university fees to pay.DAC Beachcrofts innovative early career development programmes offer unparalleled training opportunities . Join us, and you can expect the kind of support, collaborative culture and tailored development plan that will bring out the best in you so you can deliver high quality, bespoke work for our clients and achieve everything you want to in your career. As a Paralegal Apprentice with DAC Beachcroft you will be on your way to a career in law and have a real alternative to university; you will earn a salary and have no university fees to pay.You will quickly learn how to work on live legal matters and have contact with clients. You wont be thrown in at the deep end; your training will be carefully planned and you will work in a supportive team environment but will be doing a real job and contributing to the DAC Beachcroft business.As a paralegal apprentice you can expect to either be assisting lawyers with their matters or managing your own matters on less complex files, with close supervision.

The Professional and Commercial Risk North team comprises approximately 65 people across 4 locations in Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle and Edinburgh. The role is for a paralegal apprentice to support the Leeds team which comprises 3 partners, one legal director, 9 solicitors, 1 trainee solicitor and 1 paralegal. Typical tasks include (1) supporting fee-earners in managing a mixed workload of professional negligence claims against a variety of professionals including but not limited to solicitors, accountants, insurance brokers and construction professionals in accordance with client protocols: (2) carrying out research tasks, particularly in relation to technical legal and procedural issues: (3) assisting fee-earners in the course of litigated proceedings, particularly with document handling, disclosure and case management: (4) exercise full compliance with DAC Beachcroft protocols on billing and credit control and demonstrate a high level of financial management when supporting others in managing files and in relation to own files, where appropriate.

DAC Beachcroft recognises and rewards hard work and therefore you can expect to start on a competitive salary and will be entitled to a number of benefits such as pension, life assurance, medical care, bike to work scheme, discounted gym membership and season ticket loans. We also offer a range of interesting social activities and involvement in a variety of Corporate Social Responsibility events.

Qualifications Required:

Minimum of 112 UCAS points (B,B,C) from top 3 A Levels and 5 GCSEs A*-C including Maths and English or equivalent qualifications.

Paralegal Apprentice - Professional and Commercial Risk Team with DAC Beachcroft

Leeds, UK
Full Time, Apprenticeships

Published on 21 Sep 2020