Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Recruiter
RKRS Legal
Location
Suffolk
Salary
Not specified
Posted
04 Apr 2018
Closes
02 May 2018
Ref
AH78
Contact
RKR ADMIN
Practice area
Commercial property
Position
Paralegal
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Job Title : Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Salary: Market Rate

The Firm:


Our Client is a forward-thinking firm with a fun, vibrant and hardworking ethos at its heart.


In a relaxed, open plan layout set in a converted barn with its own parking and with a beautiful green parkland adjacent, the firm offers an exceptional atmosphere in which to work and be part of the team.


The regional Suffolk office is fully equipped to handle Property, Commercial, Family and Private Client matters, while the London office specialises in Media Law and Defamation.


My Client's Commercial Property department deals with a broad portfolio of properties all over the country for a wide range of clients.


The Role:

The Commercial Property department is looking to recruit an assistant to join the team in Bury St Edmunds to continue its growth and expansion. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the conveyancing process, be personable, quick thinking, have a sense of humour and a committed team player.


Responsibilities: 

To efficiently undertake legal support, administration and clerical duties which includes:

  • Support fee earners on client matters including: file administration; drafting standard documentation and correspondence; liaising with clients/third parties; completing search forms and online applications with relevant agencies, including post completion matters.
  • Data input, data extraction, photocopying, faxing, filing and word processing/typing duties as directed.
  • Dealing with internal and external post and emails on a day to day basis including occasional collecting and taking of post to and from DX, Post Office, sorting Office as required.
  • Answering /dealing  with queries, both face to face and via the telephone, take messages accurately and pass them onto the relevant member of staff in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Supporting the team to maintain accurate, timely and legible records.
  • Meeting and greeting clients and visitors as required.
  • Maintaining filing systems in line with current procedures.
  • Be a flexible and supportive team member of the team.
  • Maintaining strict confidentiality at all times.


 Personal Qualities:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Articulate and confident
  • Enthusiastic
  • Team Player
  • Client-focused
  • Ability to cope under pressure
  • Ambitious

 Office Systems:
 
  • Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Document management systems
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