Legal Researcher

Company

Accurate Legal Billing (ALB)

Salary

N/A

Last Date to Apply

Sep 11, 2021

Location

Kochi, Kerala

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Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Undertaking in-depth research into any aspect of the law in support of the law firm and its individual lawyers
  • Gather and analyze research data, such as statutes, decisions, legal articles, codes, and documents
  • Investigate facts and the applicable laws and jurisprudence that may influence the firm’s lawyers process to frame their respective argument/s for trial and to determine the cause/s of actions in preparation for the trial
  • Draft and prepare legal briefs for the various accounts that the firm handles
  • Prepare case status reports using MS Word
  • Draft and prepares pleadings and other legal documents such as petitions, motions, complaints, appeals, affidavits, letters, among others
  • Prepare correspondences, documents, and other relevant files necessary
  • Make calls to courts and/or government agencies/offices with which the firm has pending and active cases to follow up the status of the case
  • Experience in similar role is a most
Skills
  • The ability to take large amounts of information and sift it for what is important.
  • Experience conducting research through sites such as: Lexis, Westlaw, Wolters Kluwer Cheetah, LexMachina, Reorg, Bloomberg/B-Law, Pacer, CourtLink and etc.
  • Excellent writing skills
  • 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
  • Strong IT skills, including databases
  • Clear communication skills, including interviewing skills
  • A strong command of English and editing ability
  • The ability to foster and promote productive professional relationships with people around the globe

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