Our recruitment experience in paralegal jobs
Whether you’re looking to work in a multinational or boutique law firm or an in-house legal team, we have the most extensive paralegal job listings available.
For more than 25 years, we’ve been deeply embedded in the legal sector and have established connections with some of the most well-regarded law firms and organisations across the country. You can trust us to work with you to secure your next paralegal position.
We offer paralegals an unrivalled client base and invaluable market intelligence, providing you the best opportunities and career advice. Choose from Legal 500 law firms, FTSE 250 companies, vital public bodies and respected third sector groups.
We’re hiring paralegals for firms specialising in a variety of markets and companies with extensive in-house legal teams. From junior to team leadership roles, our expert legal specialists will help you find the paralegal role for you.
Our tenure in the legal market is here to guide you through this and future stages of your career.
Paralegal employers we recruit for
Our legal practice works with over 400 organisations, a number of whom are looking for paralegals, so you can trust us to offer you the greatest choice of paralegal opportunities available.
Our linked law firm employers include well regarded firms and legal teams such as Herbert Smith Freehills, Burges Salmon and Burges Salmon.
Rather work in-house? Our wide employer network includes the likes of BP, Santander, Vodafone, British Business Bank, The Pensions Regulator and many more respected organisations.
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PARALEGAL JOBS FAQs
Paralegal salaries will depend on your experience, and the location and organisation you work for.
A paralegal in their first role could expect to earn around £27,000 if working in a large London law firm and potentially £33,000 if working in financial services.
For paralegals with several years of experience, it is possible to earn well over £40,000.
To find out if you’re being paid a competitive wage as a paralegal, read our in-depth Salary Guide.
You can compare different organisation types, years of experience and locations, to find typical salary ranges.
A rise in skill shortages for experienced legal professionals has meant that employers across practically all sectors are increasing their recruitment activity. Paralegals are especially needed to support busy law firms and organisations.
While the legal sector is undoubtedly a competitive one, there are plenty of opportunities for paralegals.
You can browse our latest paralegal vacancies.
There is increased flexibility amongst employers, with many legal professionals taking up hybrid practices, largely unheard of several years ago. While the implementation of a four-day week is not yet being adopted by law firms, it might be something the sector may need to consider trialling when looking to retain their best professionals and support staff wellbeing.
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