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Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Location
Cardiff
Company
St David Recruitment Services
Job type
Working Model
Remote
N/A
Hybrid Work
Pay
£25,000 a year
Number of applicants
0

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Job Description

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Cardiff Gate (hybrid working after training)

Salary - £25k per annum

Full Time – Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm (1 hour lunch)

Permanent

INDPERM2

Our client is looking for a Legal Assistant/Paralegal to join their busy and expanding Commercial Property team on a permanent basis.

Benefits

  • 22 working days’ annual leave + bank holidays
  • Employer’s Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free Parking
  • Firm wide bonus scheme
  • “Work from home” financial contribution scheme
  • Flexible working

Essential

· Practical experience of working in a legal office environment.

· Practical experience of working in an office administration capacity.

· Practical experience of handling client enquiries both face to face and by telephone.

· Computer literate with good keyboard skills and used to word processing packages (preferably Microsoft Word).

· Ideally Practical experience of property transactional work

· Highly organised

Responsibilities

  • To assist fee earners in the management of their caseload by actioning legal procedures as directed by the fee earner.
  • To assist fee earners in the management and progression of their caseload by dealing with file related queries either face to face or by telephone.
  • To assist fee earners in the processing of matters in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • To support fee earners in the maintenance of files by effective file management.
  • To ensure that clients are dealt with efficiently and politely and that appropriate legal matters are raised with the fee earner.
  • To attend to clients, taking instructions, and conducting letter and telephone enquiries as necessary.
  • Assist in the opening of client files and updating their records onto the case management system.
  • Provide general administrative support in the following areas: photocopying, faxing, scanning, binding documents and deeds, filing and archiving.
  • Provide support with Land Registry searches and other searches as required.
  • To ensure that billing takes place promptly and that outstanding balances are collected as soon as feasible.
  • To use the correct Practice procedures and systems in order to manage cases effectively and in accordance with the firm's standards and legal requirements.
  • To improve and enhance the firm's client base by effective liaison with existing clients.
  • To maximize the firm's potential to cross - sell services by identifying appropriate opportunities.
  • To manage own work allocation, productivity and quality of work under supervision.

If this Legal Assistant / Paralegal role is of interest, please send your CV to us today.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: £25,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Flexitime
  • On-site parking
  • Work from home

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: PEM1483

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