Paralegals or Legal Assistants – Private Client, Lymington or Chichester
Talented Paralegals, Legal Assistants or Legal Executives with good general legal experience gained in UK Law firms, are now required by progressive Law firms in the South Coast area. If you are looking to further your career within a dynamic law firm, then this would be an excellent career move and opportunity.
The roles will be based within their specialist Private Client departments dealing with a range of specialist legal areas including Trusts, Tax, Probate, Estate Administration, Court of Protection, Deputyship, LPA’s, Wills, Wealth Protection and IHT amongst others.
Suitable candidates must have a minimum of one to three years experience as a Paralegal, Legal Assistant or Legal Executive within a UK law firm and will be confident in handling their own files and working with modest supervision.
The roles will involve:
Administrative tasks relating to cases
Working closely with other fee-earners, researching and analysing data
Opening files and preparing case notes
Client liaison and communication in person, by email and on the phone
Taking ownership of cases and working with minimal supervision
Court work where appropriate
A strong general legal background
Knowledge of CPR and application of it
Passionate and enthusiastic to progress their legal career
Good IT skills including Word and Excel
Excellent communication skills
Highly organised and efficient
An effective team player
Strong time management skills
Good academic record including a Law Degree and/or LPC qualification or ILEX, part or fully qualified
A professional approach when dealing colleagues and clients alike. Previous experience gained within Private Client would be an advantage.
Thees are permanent, full time roles offering an excellent remuneration package and the opportunity to progress within high profile departments. Please apply now if you feel you have the experience and attributes required.
All applications will be reviewed within 2 working days and short listed candidates contacted within that time frame.