Paralegal – Family (6 months FTC)

Type

Fixed Term - Full Time

Location

Hong Kong

Job Role

Dispute Resolution - Family



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WithersWorldwide

Job title: Paralegal – Family (6 months FTC)

Location: Hong Kong


About WithersWorldwide

Since 1896, Withers has been trusted advisors to successful people and businesses with complex legal needs. We champion our clients' interests, locally and globally, from offices in the key financial centres of Europe, Asia-Pacific, the United States and the Caribbean. We have represented 70% of the Top 100 in The Sunday Times Rich List, 25% of Forbes 400 List of the Wealthiest Americans, 35% of Forbes Hong Kong's 50 Richest People List and 48% of Forbes Singapore's 50 Richest People List.

What are we looking for?

We are looking to recruit an experienced paralegal to join the Withers Hong Kong's Dispute Resolution (Family) team. The role will at times be fast paced so you will need to be an efficient worker who can prioritise task and have great organisational skills.  

The ideal candidate will be technically capable, have a good working attitude and possess excellent communication skills.  This position requires someone who is comfortable using their initiatives, is a strong team player and is motivated to produce quality support to the Division.

Areas of focus and responsibilities

  • Preparing and drafting pleadings, affidavits, documents and correspondences  
  • Performing legal research
  • Compiling bundles for court hearings
  • Simple translation tasks 

This list of duties and responsibilities is not exhaustive.  It is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for the performance of this job, and as such, the role may also include the undertaking of additional tasks as required.

Technical skills and qualifications

  • Candidates with prior experience in a law firm will be preferred
  • NQ will be considered
  • Able to comply with deadline and meticulous
  • Good Command of English and Chinese will be an advantage
  • Proficient in PC skills (e.g. Word, Excel & etc.) and Chinese Word Processing

Information for Recruitment Agencies

Withersworldwide endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However, when we do need to engage with agencies, Withersworldwide operates a preferred supplier list and will not be accepting unsolicited applications from non-PSL agencies for this role.

Equal Opportunities Employment Statement

It is the policy of Withersworldwide to provide equal opportunities for all employees in relation to recruitment, training and promotion.  Decisions in these areas will be made only by reference to the requirements of the job and shall not be influenced by any consideration of ethnic origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability.



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