Careers at Kangs

 

KANGS is an award-winning and distinguished law firm, headquartered in Birmingham with offices in London and Manchester. We are a boutique litigation firm, specialising in serious crime, HMRC litigation, civil and criminal fraud, tax matters, commercial litigation, insolvency, asset recovery, and regulatory affairs.

Serving clients both nationally and internationally, we uphold a reputation for excellence, consistently earning top rankings in legal directories for our exceptional work. Our team, comprised of esteemed Partners and Lawyers, is renowned for their expertise and specialisation in their fields.

To join us, you will need to be a high calibre candidate seeking a fulfilling long-term career path as a litigation lawyer. We are looking for the Partners of tomorrow.

If you are an ambitious, highly motivated and eager to embark on a journey with KANGS, we look forward to hearing from you. Please email your CV and a covering letter to hkang@kangssolicitors.co.uk

All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. We welcome applications even if a current vacancy is not listed below.

Current vacancies

Litigation Paralegals

The Candidate

We are in search of candidates interested in working within a dynamic and fast-paced environment, alongside the firm's esteemed team of litigation lawyers. Currently, we are seeking full-time litigation paralegals to join our team at our Birmingham Office, conveniently situated in the heart of the city at 34 St. Paul’s Square.

Training Contract/SQE opportunities will be available to the right candidate after successful completion of the paralegal role. The firm has a strong commitment to ‘growing its own solicitors’ and two of the current six partners in the firm began their careers as trainee solicitors with KANGS.



The Role - Areas of Work

The role will involve assisting Partners and Associates with a wide range of litigation matters. The successful applicant will be expected to work in the areas of:

    • Insolvency Litigation

    • Commercial Litigation

    • Civil Fraud

    • Tax Litigation

    • Financial Crime

    • Financial Restraint & Asset Forfeiture

    • Regulatory Investigations including professional discipline.

A brief outline of the work can be found in the full job description.



The Role - Tasks

A successful candidate will be required to undertake the following non-exhaustive list of tasks:

    • Attend client conferences and conferences with Counsel

    • Draft letters, formal documents, pleadings and witness statements

    • Consider voluminous disclosure and prepare detailed disclosure reports/requests

    • Have a working knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules

    • Prepare Instructions & Briefs to Counsel

    • Prepare trial bundles

    • Attend all court hearings including jury trials

    • Prepare Notes of Trial

    • Undertake Legal Research and draft topical articles for publication.



Requirements For The Position

Essential skills required for the role include:

    • Good academic qualifications (minimum 2:1 Degree) & LPC/BPC

    • Common sense and good judgment

    • Punctuality and good time keeping

    • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills

    • Being administratively proficient

    • Excellent I.T. skills to include use of case management systems and online legal research tools

    • Good legal research skills and ability to draft well-constructed written notes/legal arguments

    • An ability to work hard and to meet demanding deadlines

    • Capable of working alone or as part of a team

    • Being motivated and pro-active

    • Being a good reflection on the firm

    • A strong desire to learn and improve knowledge and other skills continuously.



Salary & Working Hours

Salary: competitive

Hours: 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday (Office Based at 34 St. Paul’s Square, Birmingham B3 1QZ)

The Application Process

Candidates should apply with a CV and covering letter addressed to the Senior Partner (see details below).

The covering letter should explain:

    • why the candidate seeks the role

    • why the candidate wants to work at KANGS; and

    • what qualities and skills the candidate will bring to the firm.

CV and covering letter to be sent to:

Mr Hamraj Kang
Senior Partner, KANGS Solicitors

By email only: hkang@kangssolicitors.co.uk

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