Paralegal – £23k – £26k

We are delighted to be helping our client in their search for a Junior Paralegal based in London to provide secretarial support to Solicitors with minimal supervision and to undertake both routine and complex paralegal / secretarial duties.

Key Tasks:

  • Preparing letters and formal documents
  • Working on agreements
  • Attending to daily administration requests for the solicitor such as file management, email filing, scanning and photocopying
  • Sending emails on behalf of solicitors
  • Completing conflict checks
  • Calculating and preparing client invoices, to include debit and credit notes
  • Opening and closing case files in the systems, Inprotech and CMS
  • Adding and updating deadline dates in Inprotech and diaries
  • Completing expenses requests
  • PA duties such as arranging travel, booking flights and keeping diaries up to date

Person Specification:

Experience

  • Previous legal secretarial experience (in any legal discipline) – Essential. 
  • Knowledge or experience of Intellectual Property – Essential
  • Strong typing and keyboard skills – Essential
  • Previous experience of working with digital dictation and audio typing – Desirable
  • Experience in billing clients and working within a complex billing structure – Essential

Knowledge and skills

  • Demonstrates an organised approach to their work – Essential
  • Familiar with managing and working with key dates – Essential
    Strong prioritisation skills gained within a high deadline environment – Essential
  • Excellent spelling and grammar – Essential
  • Demonstrates strong attention to detail and take pride in producing high quality work – Essential
  • Excellent communication skills, particularly written – Essential

This job description describes the principal purpose and main elements of the job.  It is a guide to the nature and main duties of the job as they exist currently, but it is not intended as a wholly comprehensive or permanent schedule, and it is not part of the contract of employment.

Sector: Commercial
Hours: Full Time
Contract: Permanent

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