Paralegal (Commercial team)

Do you want to be part of the team behind Northern Ireland's most dynamic law firm?

Location: Belfast
Contract: Temporary

Carson McDowell is Northern Ireland's leading commercial law firm, the law firm of choice for many of Northern Ireland's Top 100 companies and international companies doing business here. Our rich mixture of people, culture, heritage and reputation makes us who we are.

Our continued success is dependent on attracting and retaining the top talent in all areas of the business. Due to continued growth we now have an opportunity for a Paralegal in our Commercial team. Working within this extremely busy team this role will primarily be to assist with the following:

  • Summarising legal documents
  • Performing records research
  • Performing legal research
  • Checking legal forms for accuracy
  • Drafting all sorts of legal documents

The successful candidate will have an excellent academic record, having graduated with at least a 2:1, or equivalent, at degree level. All applicants must have the ability to perform legal research; be able to prioritise and work under a tight schedule; have in depth knowledge of legal terminology and principles; excellent communication skills and good computer skills. Ideally applicants will have some previous Paralegal experience.

We require enthusiastic individuals with a proven ability to use their initiative and manage their own time.

Applicants should apply by emailing a covering letter and CV to: Marie McKeown, Human Resources Manager.