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Top Reasons to become a Paralegal

Reasons to become a Paralegal…

Have you considered taking your first steps to a career  in the legal market?  Have you been studying law and want to gain a platform in law along with sound experience around your degree?  Now is the time to grab your chance and become a Paralegal within Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Along offering a range of excellent paralegal opportunities Abacus are also highlighting our top “Reasons why to be a Paralegal”:

Fastest Growing Legal Profession

It’s true, Paralegal roles are becoming one of the fastest growing legal professions.  FACT! At the current rate of growth it is predicted, paralegal law firms will outnumber solicitor firms within 10 years.  At Abacus the demand for paralegal skills continues to grow and we are in an excellent position to meet this demand.

Career Platform

If you are a student and wanting to gain experience this is your opportunity, you don’t necessarily have to be fully qualified.  By having practical training experience on your CV, this will instantly give you the upper hand for any further job opportunity.  By gaining experience you will have sound foundations of writing and researching skills to recently qualified law grad may lack.  In turn this will also enable you to gain insight and let you jump at the chance to specialise in your interests.

World class exposure

The paralegal roles on offer will mean you will be working exclusively and gain scope and exposure with some of the world’s leading law firms.  Operating with these law firms will give you access to their exclusive ‘high end’ client lists.

Flexible working environment

How good does a flexible working environment sound?  This could include work location many paralegals are overwhelmed by options from Global Law firms, to large – mediums – small sized businesses.  You can certainly fit your personality to any working culture.  Or how about flexible working hours to excel your experience?  As a paralegal you can easily jump between permanent to temporary working contracts to build your skill set.  Does this appeal to you?  We at Abacus feel this is a great opportunity to for law graduates to build their Legal recognition within the industry.

Excellent remuneration packages

Of course salary is negotiable.  We at Abacus believe if you apply yourself, you have a great chance to enter the legal market on a highly competitive starting salary.  This being roughly from 16K+ ranging up to 20K+, of course remuneration will increase with experience and practice.  With a combined experience of 25 years in the legal market and regularly placing  paralegals we know there are great opportunities to swiftly earn promotions via excelling in training, gaining experience, and proper application of skills in their chosen field.

Some of the current roles we have currently have available are;

Legal Assistant – Flexible Working

German Speaking Paralegal

 Multi-lingual Paralegals

 Legal Assistants for Global Firm

Like the look of what you are reading?  Why not contact the Abacus Legal Team regarding Paralegal roles on the market today!  Feel free to contact Glen for a confidential chat on 028 9031 3157 | or submit your CV and we’ll pop you a call at the earliest convenience.