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Paralegal (Private Client)

St David Recruitment
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Hybrid Work
£22,308 - £25,000 a year
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Job Description

Paralegal (Private Client)

Pontyclun (Office Based)

Salary - £22,308 - £25,000 DOE)


Full Time – 9am – 5pm (30 min lunch)

Holiday allowance – 20 days but bank holidays

Our client is looking for a Paralegal to join my client’s small but busy team in Pontyclun.


  • Previous Paralegal experience
  • Previous administration and telephone experience
  • Experience of supporting people in the management of their caseloads.
  • LPC or degree in law
  • Highly organised
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Empathetic and personable


  • To meet clients and take instructions.
  • To provide support to colleagues in the management of their cases as and when required.
  • To ensure all work carried out is appropriately recorded to allow for proper billing.
  • To act in a fee earning capacity ensuring that fee earning targets and chargeable hours are met.
  • To draft documents to include Wills and LPAs.
  • To prepare estate accounts and probate applications.
  • To liaise with organisations to obtain information relevant to trust, estate and Court of Protection administration.
  • To act in a fee earning capacity and to accurately record and submit regular time recording in line with the firm’s/departments policy
  • To ensure that all client work relating to own files is processed correctly and expeditiously and that the client is kept regularly informed of progress and costs
  • To manage and deal with all correspondence associated with own files on a daily basis to maintain and update files with relevant correspondence to ensure files remain current and up to date.
  • Updating the case management system efficiently and effectively in accordance with departmental processes and procedures.
  • When required, arrange and attend conferences with Counsel, instruct experts and review reports.
  • Liaise with legal representatives including counsel, costs drafts persons, experts etc.
  • To follow file reviews procedures ensuring that these are dealt with promptly
  • Carry out periodic costs checks on files as requested by the fee earner
  • Assist with and undertake tasks relating to fee earner’s caseloads when required.
  • Assist the department in developing work processes for cases when required.
  • To undertake administration work on own files and support senior fee earners with the same
  • To ensure that support staff allocated are progressing your work in a timely manner where applicable.
  • To attend to clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm’s standards for client care
  • To provide support to the support staff and fee earners as required
  • Greeting and dealing with “walk in” clients, to the office to take initial instructions or brief updates on their matter.
  • Preparing draft bills
  • To ensure the confidentiality of all the firm’s and client’s documentation and information

If this Paralegal position is of interest, please send your CV to us today.


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


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


  • Monday to Friday


  • Paralegal: 1 year (required)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: PEM1493

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