Monday , January 30 2023

Legal Researcher Hiring

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Ashmans Solicitors

About the job

Role: Legal Researcher

Job Type: One month Contract (Possible ongoing work)

Location: Remote Job

Salary: (dependent on experience)

The Firm

Ashmans Solicitors is a specialist and thriving Legal 500 solicitors’ firm with offices in Dewsbury, Sheffield and Stratford (East London). Staffed by a team of specialist lawyers and support staff, we are dedicated to providing the highest levels of client care and service, across a variety of different areas of law. We have a reputation for going above and beyond to achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients and we have enjoyed continued success.

The Role

This is an excellent opportunity for a dedicated and dynamic Legal Researcher to join our team with immediate availability. Reporting to the Managing director, Legal Researcher will be responsible for finding and analysing information related to legal cases.

Legal researchers must be able to quickly find relevant information in large databases of documents. They must also have strong analytical skills so that they can determine which pieces of information are most important.


• Keep up to date with legal news

• Prepare research schedules so work runs smoothly, and deadlines are clear

• Use the internet and/or libraries to source material

• Analyse material to ascertain its trustworthiness

• Write reports, notes and maintain databases on all the research carried out


• Previous experience as a Legal Researcher preferred

• LLB (University of London graduate) or equivalent

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Excellent IT skills Including Microsoft Office packages including Microsoft Word and Excel


• The ability to take large amounts of information and sift it for what is important

• A robust, methodical, and energetic approach

• An excellent attention span and high levels of concentration

• An aptitude for and/or interest in the law

• An eye for detail and for making connections

• A strong command of English and editing ability

Personal Attributes

• Work well under pressure in a busy environment

• Excellent attention to detail

• Diligent and methodical work ethic

• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

• A positive approach to working under pressure

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