Paralegal - Regulatory

Discipline: Paralegal
Salary: £Competitive
Job ref: 005442

Under the guidance of an experienced case manager you will be undertaking a case investigator role, predominantly on behalf of regulators in the healthcare sector. These regulators ensure that the public is protected and standards are maintained by investigating concerns raised regarding the conduct, competence and health of registrants which might impact on their fitness to practise.

You will be conducting witness interviews, drafting witness statements and obtaining and preparing all hearing documentation in accordance with a case plan. You will communicate extensively with witnesses, professional registrants, legal representatives and our regulatory clients.

As your experience develops, you will be able to prepare case plans for investigations and draft reports summarising the evidence available, all with the support and under the supervision of your dedicated line manager.  This role can be based out of our Southampton, Reading or Cardiff office.

Skills / Experience Required

*         Law degree (ideally LPC / SQE qualified) and able to demonstrate the required skills as a Paralegal from practise

*         Evidence of previous experience interviewing witnesses and completing accurate and focused drafting of witness statements and reports

*         Good communication skills (oral and written)

*         Commitment to high levels of empathy and client care

*         Confident and personable

*         Proactive

*         Flexible

*         IT literate

*         Dedication, determination and loyalty to colleagues, clients and communities

*         Collegiate and team-playing approach

*         Relationship-driven and people oriented

*         Approachable

*         Committed to rigour around treating all clients fairly

*         Focused on attributing dedication, determination and loyalty to colleagues, clients and communities

*         Able to demonstrate continuous development and diversity in thinking

*         Understands and complies with Information Security responsibilities commensurate with this role including Data Protection and the duty of confidentiality

Blake Morgan is one of the UK's leading full-service law firms, with offices in London, Wales, Thames Valley and the South Coast region. We provide our clients with practical and straightforward legal advice whatever their regional, national and international requirements. Our clients are commercial businesses, not-for-profit organisations, government agencies and private individuals.

Our business groups are:

Banking and Finance

Business Support Services

Commercial and Charities

Commercial Litigation

Commercial Recoveries and Travel



Employment, Pensions, Benefits & Immigration

Private Client

Property Services


Our office locations and details of how to reach them are found  here.

Our Regulatory Business Group is recognised in both Chambers and Legal 500 as a highly regarded team specialising in advising professional regulators, particularly in the healthcare sector. The team do this by investigating concerns regarding a professional's fitness to practise, which may arise because of their conduct, competence or health.

The purpose of the investigation is to obtain evidence, including witness statements, so that an informed decision can be made regarding the concerns that have been raised and whether there is a case to answer. If there is, we help prepare the case for a hearing and often our in house advocates will present it.

We have one of the largest teams in the country, comprising solicitors, barristers, CILEX lawyers, paralegals and trainees and we are supported by a dedicated professional support lawyer and an experienced administrative team.

More information about our Regulatory practice can be found  here.

How to Apply

Please apply on our website through our Online Portal.

Closing Date:  Within two months from date of posting but please note we are continually reviewing applications so we would recommend applying sooner rather than later.

Interviews:  The interview process will start as soon as suitable candidates have been identified.  We will notify you in advance if you are required to carry out a drafting exercise/skills test as part of the interview process.

If you have any questions, please email Rob Brown at or telephone on 023 8085 7441.

Your personal data will be processed in line with our  applicant privacy policy which explains how we treat your data.

Please note that we are currently only accepting CVs from direct applicants.  We do not accept CVs from recruitment agencies unless terms and conditions have been agreed in advance with our Resourcing Team.  

Our Culture and Environment

We pride ourselves on our Personality, which is weaved into everything we do for our colleagues, clients and communities alike. We have created an environment underpinned by our ACTS framework that places high value on being:

Astute (commercially)


Team playing


It's part of the way we like to do things. If you wish to work amongst colleagues with these behaviours, then you will find yourself amongst likeminded individuals at Blake Morgan.

We work as one team and believe in supporting our colleagues to strengthen the firm. We act honestly and openly in all that we do. We care for our communities and encourage all our people to actively participate in our sports, social and charitable activities. We foster a mature and smart flexible working environment which is family friendly. We also offer opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge and to progress within the firm via our Blake Morgan Academy.  We seek to be transparent in all of our dealings with applicants and ensure that you have all the information you need to understand our  recruitment process to decide whether or not the role and our firm are right for you.  If you have any questions, please email Rob Brown at or telephone on 023 8085 7441.


Some of the benefits of working at Blake Morgan include:

*       26 days' annual holiday and option to purchase 1 weeks' leave

*       Birthday holiday

*       My Time – one working week off for community, faith-based festivals, volunteering, or wellbeing activities

*       Profit Share Scheme

*       Performance related bonus scheme

*       Private medical insurance including access to a health advice helpline

*       Auto-enrolment pension scheme (5% employer pension contribution when employee contributes 3%)

*       Life assurance scheme

*       Critical illness cover

*       Cash Plan - claim for flu jab, health screening, optical and dental plus a range of wellbeing and health services

*       Employee Assistance Programme

*       Professional subscriptions

*       Free parking or travel season ticket loan depending on your office location

*       Cycle to work scheme

*       Discounts at leading retailers

*       Recruitment referral scheme

*       Gifts at key lifestyle and career milestones