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Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Location
Oswestry
Company
Swift Temps
Job type
Working Model
Remote
N/A
Hybrid Work
Pay
Up to £23,000 a year
Number of applicants
63

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Job Description

Swift Placements are recruiting on behalf of our established client based in the Midlands. They now have a fantastic opportunity for a Legal Assistant/Paralegal to join their Private Client Department.

If you want to join a firm that provides real career progression and a friendly atmosphere apply now!

The role:

  • You will provide high level support to lawyers within the department.
  • Liaise with clients and contacts.
  • Drafting documents including court forms, witness statements and instructions.
  • Draft briefs to counsel.
  • Answer inbound calls and emails.
  • Manage and organise legal documents and case files.
  • Schedule appointments and manage calendars.

Experience:

  • Previous experience working within a professional environment.
  • Previous experience within the legal sector is a big advantage.
  • Knowledge of legal terminology and procedures is advantageous.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Office applications.
  • Excellent time management skills to prioritise tasks effectively.
  • Strong organisational abilities to handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Good telephone manner.
  • High attention to detail.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: Up to £23,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Health & wellbeing programme

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Oswestry, Shropshire: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)

Experience:

  • Paralegal/Legal Assistant: 1 year (preferred)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: INDL

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