Paralegal (80-100%), Dispute Resolution, Geneva

26.10.2021

We are currently looking for a Paralegal (80-100%) to strengthen our team in the fields of:

Dispute Resolution

Our Dispute Resolution Group features one of the largest leading practices in Switzerland. We advise on pre-litigation measures and strategies, and have broad experience in coordinating and monitoring complex international litigation in many jurisdictions. We maintain a notable record in litigation, with a particular focus on commercial, banking and white-collar matters, with varied clients from private individuals to reputable companies.

We offer a challenging and varied position in a dynamic, highly motivated, professional team, a stimulating work environment and the opportunity to work on cutting-edge cases with a global reach.

You will be given the overall responsibilities:

  • to prepare, organize, and file documents and correspondence;
  • to prepare, review and manage diverse legal documents as court letters, pleadings, exhibits as well as correspondence with clients and other parties;
  • to draft routine legal documents for review and use by lawyers;
  • to coordinate requests and actions between multiple parties involved in litigation;
  • to update and maintain internal databases;
  • to be responsible for closing out the case documents;
  • in collaboration with our law clerk:
    • to help in monitoring the department deadlines;
    • to facilitate the smooth running of the administrative duties inside the department.

We are looking for candidates to meet the following requirements and skills:

  • You hold a Bachelor's degree in Swiss law or a commercial diploma / business administration diploma with a focus on law;
  • You have at least 2 years of experience at a similar function;
  • You are proficient in MS Office and have excellent IT skills;
  • You are a French or English native speaker with a very good command of the other language; a good command of German is a plus.

On a personal level:

  • You have excellent analytical skills and you pay close attention to details;
  • You are able to manage and prioritize multiple projects and tasks;
  • You have strong interpersonal and client-service skills;
  • You have a can-do spirit.

Sabrina Palmas looks forward to receiving your full application (CV, cover letter, work certificates and/or reference letters), by e-mail only (sabrina.palmas@swlegal.ch). Your application will be handled with great consideration and confidentiality.

 

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