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Employment department

Reference: PARA/ES/EMP/MAY2024

Location: London

Role type: Permanent, full-time

Salary: Competitive, plus benefits

Deadline: 16 June 2024, 23:59:59

Employment – Paralegal – London
Permanent, Full-time
Salary: £27,500, plus benefits

About Leigh Day
We are a top 100 law firm committed to claimant-only cases, ensuring that individuals have the same access to justice as the UK Government and large corporations. We’re not afraid to take on difficult and challenging cases involving medical negligence, serious personal injuries, discrimination in the workplace, defective products and human rights abuses in this country and overseas.

About the team
Our Employment team provides comprehensive, supportive and cost-effective employment advice to employees and trade unions. The department is made up of specialist teams, bringing successful employment, discrimination, equal pay, and pension claims on behalf of individuals working across every sector. 

About the role
We have an opportunity for a Paralegal to support our claimants and lawyers with our high-profile and complex Morrisons equal pay case. 

Application Process
Please return the following documents to jobs@leighday.co.uk by 16th June 2024.
• A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, your salary expectations and applicable notice period.
• A copy of your up-to-date CV.
• The completed application form.

Interviews will be carried out on a rolling basis, so please submit your application as soon as you can in order to be considered.

Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Leigh Day is committed to the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion.  We value the diversity of our colleagues, our clients and the third parties with whom we work.  We seek to create an environment where everyone feels included and valued for their unique characteristics, skills and abilities and supported in their needs and responsibilities. 

We welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.

Employee benefits
• Hybrid working (typically 2 days from home for a full-time worker)
• 29 days annual leave (excluding public holidays)
• Enhanced pension contributions
• Life assurance 4 x salary 
• Subsidised gym/ sports team membership up to 50% off
• Cycle to work scheme
• Healthcare cash plan 
• Bupa Private Health Insurance
• Enhanced maternity & paternity pay
• Free breakfasts & lunch every day