Training Contract

Role: Paralegal (12 months) then Training Contract (24 months) – litigation focus
Hours: 9 to 5.30, 5 days a week (additional hours as required)
Salary: £32,000 (guaranteed annual increases)
Location: Chancery Lane, London

Keystone Law is one of the most respected law firms and its fast rise has reshaped the London legal market. It’s a multi-award-winning top 100 law firm that is continuing to make waves. In 2017 it listed on the London Market and it continues to go from strength to strength with investors and clients alike. In 2020, it was named Law Firm of the Year at the prestigious The Lawyer Awards, the ultimate accolade in the legal industry. Keystone was also crowned Firm of the Year 2021 by RollOnFriday after achieving a 94% employee satisfaction score in the publication’s annual survey.

Its lawyers are drawn from the partnerships of the top 50 firms and some high-quality boutique firms which bring their client base with them. Clients include Nationwide, Neal’s Yard, RBS, Cancer Research, Virgin Atlantic and Siemens.

Keystone’s litigation and other teams have need of paralegal assistance across a range of matters working with high-profile City-trained partner-level lawyers on challenging work.`

All Keystone paralegals are eligible to join the Keystone Academy after three months. The Academy is a two-year rolling training course building on core legal skills and includes mentoring advice from a senior lawyer. All Keystone paralegals are offered training contracts after 12 months’ service.

On account of the levels of investment in this role, candidates will need to be of the highest quality and have a dynamic entrepreneurial personality.

The role would suit an applicant with a strong academic background with at least 12 months’ (and preferably more) experience in litigation at a top-ranked law firm.

The successful applicant will primarily work closely with our litigation and other teams on both litigious and non-litigious matters. He/she will be given high levels of responsibility and client contact and usually be working directly with a partner. He/she will sit alongside other paralegals, trainees and junior lawyers in supporting the firm’s other lawyers with a very a wide range of other types of work. The team is tight-knit and a friendly personality is essential.

This is a great opportunity for a graduate looking to join what is probably London’s happiest law firm. If you feel you have the skills and experience we are looking for and would enjoy working for an expanding and forward-thinking law firm, then please get in touch today.

To be considered for this role applicants must:

  • Have a good degree
  • Have passed their LPC
  • Have been working for at least 12 months as a paralegal in a respected law firm

To apply for this role, please send your CV and a covering email to recruitment@keystonelaw.co.uk.