Paralegal Job Vacancy | Woodsford Litigation Funding

Woodsford Litigation Funding is recruiting a Paralegal (12 month maternity contract)

 

Woodsford Litigation Funding is looking for a talented paralegal with commercial litigation experience to join our dynamic team in West London.  We seek a flexible team player who will have an important role in all aspects of the business, including in relation to:

 

The entire lifecycle of our investments

 

Due diligence of the cases brought to us, in particular review of the legal merits, prospects of success, realistic quantum, own-costs budgeting, potential adverse costs liability, counterparty risk, and enforcement strategy

 

Helping to negotiate funding terms

 

Support in relation to meetings with our Investment Advisory Panel, which includes some of the most senior and well-respected figures in the international litigation community

 

Monitoring ongoing cases and advising on strategy, settlement etc.

 

 

Marketing and origination

 

Working closely with our Head of Marketing and Business Development and CEO to execute and co-ordinate our sales and marketing plan

 

Providing effective marketing support to all of our executives

 

Updating and maintaining our website and other promotional materials

 

Developing and maintaining our social media presence.

 

The right candidate will be a law and/or LPC graduate with litigation experience, from any common law or civil law jurisdiction, with commercial acumen and a demonstrable interest in litigation funding.  We have a diverse, international portfolio, which includes UK, European, US and offshore litigation, and international arbitration (ICC, ICSID, etc.), with a variety of subject matters, including commercial contracts, intellectual property, high value divorce and class actions.  A willingness to be involved in such a variety of matters is essential.

 

Salary: £30,000 pa

 

Job type: Maternity cover for 12 months (and the possibility of a permanent role)

 

Location: West London

 

Qualification:  Law and/or LPC graduate

 

Experience: At least 12 months experience with a recognised litigation team at a City or international law firm

 

Enquiries with a covering letter and CV to Lynda Aziz, Investment Officer: laziz@woodsfordlf.com