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Job ref no.: CT3114843-01#9589

Paralegal

Holman Fenwick Willan

Benefits
  • 5-day week
  • Medical plan

The Role

To provide paralegal support to our Partner and other associates in the Shipping Practice Group in our Hong Kong office.

Duties and Responsibilities

The role will include but will not be limited to:

  • Conducting company searches, legal researches and drafting research notes
  • Assisting notarization of documents
  • Conducting translation work (English / Chinese)
  • Collating and maintaining files for large matters
  • Preparing first drafts of simple Court documents and letters
  • Assisting in preparing bundles of documents and lists for filing and hearing
  • Attending Court with Partners or Associates when required
  • Preparing hearing notes
  • Attending internal and client meetings, and preparing minutes
  • Overseas travel may be required
  • Responding to ad hoc requests as required

Skills and Experience Required

The candidate has responsibility to ensure that his/her skill set is up-to-date.

In addition:

  • A degree/diploma in law, with some legal work experience preferred
  • Excellent English and Chinese language skills (both written and spoken), Native Mandarin speaker is highly desirable 
  • Excellent drafting and communication skills
  • The ability to work in an environment where quality output is paramount 
  • Analytical and organisational skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects
  • Strong attention to detail and proven ability to handle confidential information in a professional and discreet manner
  • An ability to work under pressure, as well as being efficient and a team player
  • A high level of proficiency in MS Outlook, Word and Excel

Additional Information

Kindly note that this job description is not contractual.  It will be reviewed periodically and may be amended or altered to meet the needs of the firm.

The role may involve overseas travelling outside normal business hours and at weekends and/or public holidays.

 

All applications will be treated in strict confidence and will be handled by authorized personnel only. Applications not invited for interview within eight weeks should consider their applications unsuccessful. Applicants' personal data collected will only be used for the purpose of recruitment. The data of unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed within six months.

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Job ref no. CT3114843-01#9589
Salary
  • N/A
Job Function
Industry
Location
  • Admiralty
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
Experience
  • 0 year - 5 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
Education
  • Diploma or equivalent
  • Asso. Deg or High Dip
  • Degree