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Paralegal

  • Location:

    Bedford, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £15000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Georgina

  • Contact email:

    georgina.lowndes@brookstreet.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    COV/16849_1592992216

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    5/08/2020

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Description

PARALEGAL

I am recruiting for a Paralegal who has experience within Contentious probate to join an established Firm based in Bedford. They are offering a basic salary of £15000 initially depending on experience.

This is an ideal role for somebody who is looking for a new role within a renowned firm to gain experience with a view to obtaining a training contract subject to performance and after a qualifying period.

The role
Reporting to your Supervising Partner, the successful candidate will work alongside qualified staff and provide legal and administrative support, including but not limited to the following; case preparation, bundling, research, arranging / attending conferences and client meetings. You will also be required to assist the team with the marketing of their services, and networking. The position involves assisting the Head of Department in a wide range of work and there is plenty of scope for personal development. The successful applicant will have an outstanding opportunity to develop the profile of the Department and to apply for upcoming training contracts at the firm.

The Company
A leading law firm staffed by lawyers working at fixed fees and devoted to providing a professional and affordable legal service on a comprehensive range of legal services. An innovative firm, evolving with the ever-changing law and adapting to business and commercial pressures, as well as sensitively dealing with private matters. Committed to providing appropriate solutions and excellent customer service.

Daily Job Duties and Personal Specifications
"An LPC or GDL qualification (LPC would be preferred but is not essential)
"Capability to generate fees in accordance with agreed targets
"Ability to adhere to and manage deadlines
"Assist colleagues and support supervisors in fee-earning matters
"Follow financial guidelines with regards to Solicitors Accounts Rules and cash flow control on case files.
"Strong IT skills
"Good drafting and writing skills, excellent communication and technical ability

DOES THIS SOUND LIKE YOU? ARE YOU INTERESTED IN THIS ROLE? THEN I WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU.

Please send your cv

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