Uppal Taylor Solicitors pride themselves on their success. We are a small niche firm with a big reputation achieved through our commitment to clients and our ability to deliver clear and concise advice to complex legal problems. Leading the profession in what the Practice does has been in large measure due to the staff we employ and our approach to recruitment and candidate selection.
We expect our candidates to carry out their own research and make their own decisions without influence. As such we only accept direct applications and do not entertain applications from recruitment consultants.
Litigation Assistant / Paralegal(1 Post)
We are currently looking to recruit a Litigation Assistant / Paralegal to join our niche group litigation child abuse practice.
As a Litigation Assistant / Paralegal with Uppal Taylor you will work as part of a team in assisting with the case preparation and document management of complex mutli-track civil claims.
The right candidate should be able to demonstrate good organisational skills, good problem-solving ability, a common-sense approach to tasks and be computer literate. The right candidate should also be able to work as part of the team but also independently and on their own initiative. Experience in dealing with general litigation will be preferable but not essential.
The right applicant will have completed a law degree and the Legal Practice Course or the Bar Finals.
We are currently looking to recruit a Solicitor with 1 – 3 years post-qualification experience.
The right candidate will have experience in civil litigation working on high value, complex, multi-track claims. You should be able to demonstrate a common-sense and forensic approach to the law and evidence and show commitment and responsibility for the work you carry out. Experience in dealing with cases involving large amounts of documentation will also be invaluable. The post would not be suitable for those who have high volume Fast Track personal injury experience only.
The role will require the ability to break down complex legal cases into appropriate issues and getting to the crux of the issue. Due to the complexity of the cases the right candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to relay complex issues to clients in a manner they will understand.
As an Assistant Solicitor with Uppal Taylor Solicitors you will be required to work as part of a team but should also be able to function individually and with initiative.
As part of the application process you will be required to provide a summary of three multi-track claims that you have been instructed on; a summary of the case, your involvement with the case and the outcome. We will not require any information that will breach client confidentiality.
We are not currently recruiting for the post of Trainee Solicitor
Legal Secretary(Salary range between 16k – 19K per annum)
We are currently looking to recruit a Legal Secretary.
As a Legal Secretary with Uppal Taylor Solicitors you will provide support to the main fee-earners in the progression of their cases. The right candidate will have excellent organisational skills, a good and accurate typing speed and be able to work independently and as part of a team.