Clinical Negligence Legal Assistant
Clinical Negligence Legal Assistant Job at an established National Law firm - Competitive Salary
Your new company
A city based firm with a long established history, who provide legal services throughout the United Kingdom. They act for a range of clients including private and public companies, developers, local authorities, funders and regulators but in particular they act for a significant number of Registered Providers who deal in social housing associations. As a full service firm, they are specialists in civil litigation, employment, commercial/ corporate and construction and construction. There is now a need for a permanent Clinical Negligence Legal Assistant.
Your new role
Your responsibilities will fall into two main areas including assisting solicitors in your team with specific tasks related to their files and general administration tasks such as drafting and organising documents. In terms of assisting solicitors you will be responsible for maintaining accurate files, meeting reasonable targets set in relation to the files and occasionally dealing with changes in information systems. In terms of general administration duties, you will ideally require competency in Word, Excel and Outlook, you will also possess strong interpersonal and organisation skills and will conduct legal research.
What you'll need to succeed
To be considered for this role, you will hold a minimum 2:1 degree in Law (or an appropriate conversion) and have successfully completed or currently be studying for the LPC. You should preferably be studying ILEX and have some knowledge of DMS (Document Management System). You should possess solid drafting skills and experience of drafting reports and have confidence in liaising with clients. You should additionally be a team player and have strong self-motivation.
What you'll get in return
In return you will get a competitive salary and gain excellent exposure to a broad range of Clinical Negligence work. They are a firm committed to providing equal opportunities in employment and to providing a workplace free from discrimination and harassment. They offer a wide variety of workload, an impressive and varied client base and early responsibility - including the opportunity to develop relationships with key clients from the outset.
What you need to do now
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