Experienced Litigation Paralegal

Location

South West: Wiltshire.

Salary

£20,000 - £30,000

Job Reference

ANB50379

Job Profile

My client, a well established law practice is seeking to employ an experienced Paralegal to work within its busy litigation department in Salisbury.

The successful candidate will have;

  • An ability to communicate clearly, effectively and appropriately face to face, by telephone and by email;
  • Sufficient numerical ability to calculate interest on claims;
  • An ability to prioritise urgent workloads and work effectively under pressure;
  • An ability to note and follow instructions and work effectively as part of a team;
  • An ability to conduct research and present information to your designated Litigation Consultant;
  • Excellent attention to detail, time management, administrative and personal organisation;
  • An ability to work with case management and other IT systemsWhilst experience of working within a legal environment is desirable, it is not compulsory. However, the job holder will ideally have experience of a variety of working environments.
  • Drafting advice, Solicitors letters, letters before action, claim forms, statements of case, instructions to Counsel, deeds, consent orders and other legal documents; and
  • Performing general administrative tasks including (but not limited to) filing, archiving, diarising appointments and case time limits, preparing invoices and statements of account, photocopying and scanning documents and preparing mediation and hearing bundles.

 

Applicant Requirements

You will give full time paralegal support to an experienced Litigation Consultant working within a busy litigation department. Amongst other things, the job holder will ensure that client care is delivered to the highest standards and that matters progress quickly. On the job training and time for learning and study will be provided.

The job could be suitable for a say, a legal secretary or paralegal who has started their ILEX training (or wants to) or a law graduate looking for their first role.

We are looking for candidates based locally or within an easy commuting distance of Salisbury.

General Responsibilities

  • Dealing with enquiries from potential new clients for the whole litigation department;
  • Preparing client care packs, performing anti-money laundering checks and setting up new files;
  • Attending and assisting in initial and subsequent client meetings, mediations and court hearings;
  • Communicating with clients in various methods;
  • Taking client instructions;
  • Drafting advice, Solicitors letters, letters before action, claim forms, statements of case, instructions to Counsel, deeds, consent orders and other legal documents; and
  • Performing general administrative tasks including (but not limited to) filing, archiving, diarising appointments and case time limits, preparing invoices and statements of account, photocopying and scanning documents and preparing mediation and hearing bundles.

 

Contact

Anthony Brooks
Tel: 0113 244 0846 Mon to Fri 8.30am - 5.30pm.
Email: ABrooks@iauk.co.uk
IAUK

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