Job Description

Due to continued expansion, we are looking to recruit a full time Legal Assistant to join us at our offices in Old Swan, Liverpool, with a view to relocating to Frodsham.

The successful candidate will be primarily assisting our Wills and Probate Department, but will also assist in our Litigation Department and deal with all aspects of administration within the firm.

Ideally you will have experience within the legal sector. You will be highly organised, efficient and professional, with excellent communication skills, with a working knowledge of case management systems, Microsoft Office and digital dictation software.

You will be self-motivated, with the ability to work to deadlines, be able to work on own initiative but more importantly, be able to work well within a small team.

Key Responsibilities will include answering calls, dealing with enquiries and clients, taking messages. Opening and closing files, liaising with the courts, clients and third parties. Arranging meetings. Dealing with incoming and outgoing post, taking mail to post office, scanning and data input. Collating information and drafting Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney, correspondence and emails.

As well as our Wills & Probate Department, we deal with a wide range of General Litigation, such as possession claims, bankruptcy annulments, insolvency, mis-selling of finance, unenforceable agreements and act primarily on behalf of Defendants, although we do act for Claimants as well. Our area of expertise is Consumer Credit.

Starting Salary £21,000

Benefits:-

20 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays rising to 25 days after 12 months

Christmas Close Down

On-site parking

Food & Drinks provided

Training & Development

Sick Pay

Workplace pension scheme

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £21,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Canteen
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Liverpool: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Experience:

  • Legal: 3 years (preferred)

Work Location: In person


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