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Job Reference: HP259

Construction Paralegal - with Training Contract

  • Location: Colchester
  • Position: Construction Paralegal - with Training Contract
  • Area of Law: In house Legal
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Hollie Preston

Job Description

Construction Paralegal - In-House - Training Contract - Colchester, with potential for flexible working

Are you a Paralegal with a minimum of two years proven experience in construction law? We have an opportunity to work on both contentious and non-contentious work for a specialist construction team within a growing and very busy practice with a rare offer of a training contract for the right candidate.

Supporting 6 solicitors and undertaking office administration, you will be required to:

  • Draft letters

  • Draft legal documents and pleadings

  • Undertake legal research

  • Be involved in business development, including assistance with organising and holding events

  • Preparation of bundles for Adjudication and Court

  • Preparation of engrossment's 

  • General filing

Key skills required:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks or caseloads

  • Good attention to detail

  • Legal research skills and the desire to develop an understanding of construction law

  • Ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines

  • Office administrative skills for tasks such as filing, typing and letter writing

  • Good teamwork skills

Opportunity for flexible working available to the right candidate.
This is an exciting opportunity to develop further in this area of law, among experts in their field.

If you like the look of this role apply now.
Alternatively for more information and a confidential discussion please contact Hollie Preston at Errington Legal Recruitment.

To apply call us on 01223 803 813

Team Contact: Hollie Preston

Hollie has an understanding of both sides of the recruitment process, having experienced being both a hiring manager, and a candidate. She therefore appreciates the importance of correctly assessing the needs of the individual, as well as those of the business/ firm. There is no longevity or success in an incorrect match, but at the same time Hollie is also able to exercise judgement on when it i…


I cannot thank Hollie enough for helping me secure the perfect position. Throughout the whole process Hollie has been helpful, professional and always kept me up to date. I set out my requirements during our first conversation and Hollie went above and beyond to find me a position that suited. The time and attention given to my search is greatly appreciated. Thank you!
Ashley - Paralegal , Cambridge


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