Salient Group LLP is seeking a highly qualified candidate to fill the position of Senior Paralegal within a prestigious Law Firm in Belize City. The successful candidate will be required to provide support to a fast-paced Legal Department responsible for assisting with the development of litigation material beginning from the research and drafting level, all the way to filing of approved court documents. The major responsibilities of the Senior Paralegal include drafting and filing court documents, conducting first-level document review, coordinating document production for case submissions, reviewing, and analyzing available precedents for relevancy to cases currently under consideration, and conducting extensive and thorough research and document searches in a variety of legal and non-legal databases to be able to provide an informed response on a wide range of matters.
To be a successful candidate you should be a self-starter who demonstrates great initiative, doesn’t shy away from a challenge, is not afraid to ask questions or seek out/research information when needed, must have excellent organizational, time management and communication skills, must be proactive, and possess a professional demeanor. In addition to other eligibility criteria, you must possess at least an Associate Degree and be a certified Paralegal with at least 5 years progressively responsible working experience in drafting legal documents (this will be tested). You must also be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite with the ability to learn and acquire expertise with in-house software and applications.
Application period has ended.