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Paralegal

  • Location:

    Inverness, Highlands

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £23000 - £29000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Victoria

  • Contact email:

    inverness@brookstreet.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    INV/530233_1615905170

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    27/04/2021

  • Startdate:

    19/04/21

Job Description

Brook Street has an exciting new opportunity for a Qualified Paralegal to join a solicitor and estate agency based in Inverness. The right candidate will work as part of the team, supporting the delivery of a proactive legal service; providing practical assistance for legal and compliance issues.
Our client has been supporting clients throughout the Highlands for over 100 years offering a number of services including Estate Agency, Conveyancing, Wills, Executries, Power of attorney, and Family Law. This is an opportunity to work with a business that at its core, focuses on looking after their clients and supporting the local community.

You will have the following accountabilities:
Overview
" Supports the wider Legal Team, assisting with and co-ordinating discrete project tasks
" Completes client interviews and maintains general contact with clients.
" Conduct investigations, statistical and documentary research.
" Conducts legal research.
" Draft legal documents, correspondence and pleadings.


You will have the following qualities and experience:
" Qualification: Scottish Paralegal qualification
" Teamwork: Builds strong relationships within the legal team
" Organisation: Organised, prioritises own work and delivers to deadline, escalates issues appropriately
" Problem solving: Tackles problems head-on, works on own initiative, looks to provide solutions within agreed guidelines
" IT skills: Able to use Microsoft Office programmes, quickly learns how to use new software and able to teach other people (e.g. Sharepoint, VMR, Legal Tracker, R12, Teams, BMS)
" Business acumen: Has business insight and customer focus; numerically able - can be trusted to manage invoicing accurately
" Communication skills: Strong verbal and written communication
Salary: DOE
If you wish to apply or have a confidential chat please contact Victoria MacDonald on 01463729213 or send your CV

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