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: email@example.com