We are recruiting...
Would you like a new exciting and challenging role which will utilise your existing legal secretarial/ administrative/ paralegal experience and enable you to develop your skills and career further? If so, please read on...
We are currently recruiting a legal secretary/ assistant/ paralegal to work with our dynamic team of professionals in our unique West Sussex legal practice.
The successful candidate will provide administration/ paralegal support across several departments; Private Client, Employment and Property, working closely with the fee earners on their caseloads.
We run a successful trainee training program and recruit for this from within. We are therefore also interested in hearing from candidates who are looking to start their legal career who have the appropriate academic background or who are currently working to attain the academic background necessary to fulfil a professional legal qualification. After a qualifying period and subject to business need we would look to support career advancement.
As a Legal Secretary/ Paralegal you will have direct impact on the smooth running of this busy practice. An excellent communicator with relevant and appropriate secretarial and legal experience, your day-to-day duties will include the following:
- Assisting Fee Earners with all aspects of their work
- Assisting clients with their enquiries
- Liaising with clients
- Preparing letters and documents using our case management system
- Preparing invoices
- Filing and archiving
- Photocopying and scanning
- Answering the telephone
- General office duties
- Providing reception cover as needed
You will have experience of working as a legal secretary/ paralegal and be looking for a role that is interesting and exciting as well as challenging and stimulating. You will have the following attributes:
- Ideally an understanding of general legal processes
- Excellent attention to detail
- Excellent client service
- A friendly, confident manner and 'can-do' attitude
- IT proficiency
This is a full time role working within our friendly Support Team. For the successful candidate we will provide excellent career opportunities, the chance to get involved in all aspects of client matters, a competitive salary, and a stimulating and friendly work environment.
If this sounds like an ideal role for you please email: firstname.lastname@example.org your CV together with a covering letter setting out your interest and experience along with your salary expectations. All applicants will be treated in the strictest confidence.