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Human Rights Department

Reference: PARA/SH/NOV21

Location: London

Role type: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: £25,500 plus benefits

Deadline: 5 December 2021, 12:00:00

Human Rights Paralegal - London

Permanent, Full-time

£25,500 plus benefits

Reference: PARA/SH/NOV21


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 Human Rights team acts for individuals bringing claims against public authorities (such as government bodies, local authorities and agencies), in a range of areas with a particular focus on immigration detention, migrant rights and Windrush compensation cases.

About the role

We have an opportunity for a paralegal to join the team to support our claimants and lawyers with our cases. We are looking for someone to assist with a busy case load of human rights against public bodies.

Application Process

Please return the following documents to by 5th December 2021:

• 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.
• A completed application form.

Unfortunately, we may not be able to consider applications where this information is not provided.

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.