Commensurate with experience
06 Sep 2017
04 Oct 2017
Ajay Patel
Full time
Contract type
Excellent opportunity to develop your fee earning experience within a leading firm in Norfolk!

The Firm
A highly regarded practice with a network of offices based in the East of England, our client delivers a full range of legal service to both individuals and businesses locally and nationally. Blending traditional values with modern practices and technology, they go above and beyond to deliver high –quality, cost-effective advice with a personal touch. Recognising that there employees are their greatest asset, they provide a good work/life balance and opportunities for career progression, which is reflected in high levels of staff retention. With numerous accreditations and an enviable client base spanning decades, it is no surprise that this practice have enjoyed continued success and growth.

The Role
An opportunity has arisen within a specialist Norfolk-based Probate team for a pro-active and dedicated Legal Assistant with good general administrative experience. Keen to hit the ground running, the successful Legal Assistant will manage a diverse workload, supporting a fee earner with administrative and fee earning tasks under supervision. Duties will include: producing client correspondence; covering reception; liaising with client and professionals in person and over the telephone; opening and closing files; banking and progressing client matters. The successful Legal Assistant will additionally cover for Fee Earners where required and actively participate in marketing initiatives on a departmental and firm wide basis. Offering a generous holiday allowance and pension scheme, exposure to aspects of fee earning and the opportunity to become an integral part of the department support network, this position is not to be missed. Please contact Ajay for further information quoting reference AP26401.

The Candidate
You must be a Legal Assistant or Legal Secretary with solid experience gained within a similar role;
Previous experience within a Probate department is highly advantageous but not essential;
You will be committed to delivering a professional, personable and efficient service;
You shall possess excellent verbal and written communication skills across all levels;
You will be highly organised, able to meet tight deadlines;
You shall have working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications;
You will be a pro-active team player.

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