Paralegal

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Office support

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18k per year

  • Contact:

    Recruitment

  • Contact email:

    alan.esmail@tfpl.com

  • Contact phone:

    020 7378 5458

  • Salary high:

    18000

  • Salary low:

    18000

  • Job ref:

    AE 25432

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-11-13

  • Startdate:

    2018-10-31 00:00:00

  • Consultant:

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Paralegal

West London Surrey

£18,000

35 hours a week Monday To Friday 9am to 5pm

About the company:

Our Client is an established Law Firm with an excellent Reputation in the West London Area. Covering All aspects of Law.

What you’ll be doing

The Paralegal Role

The Paralegal reports directly into the Fee earner

 Key responsibilities of Paralegal include:

• Managing all new client documentation and the administration of opening and closing files

• Maintaining an effective and ordered filing system for allocated cases

• Preparing of client invoicing and managing banking slips

• Assisting clients with updates when fee earner is not available

• Ensure compliance with professional standards and the firm’s policies in general

• Preparing bundles

• Conducting legal research and drafting legal documents

• Preparing court forms and statements under supervision

• Drafting of legal documents / correspondence under supervision

• Ensuring compliance with the relevant Procedure Rules and SRA Code of Conduct

Appropriate use of time recording software in accordance with company procedures and management requests, i.e. recording of new enquiries for the reporting purposes, keeping tasks assigned up to date, etc

• Dealing with incoming enquiries either from other Offices, Courts or from potential new Clients, redirecting enquiries to appropriate person

The Ideal Candidate will have the following

As a Paralegal it is essential you can demonstrate the following skills and competencies:

• Ability to establish and maintain good client relationships, both internally and externally at all levels

• Competence in Microsoft Office products

• Calm, confident manner to handle potentially uncomfortable conversations

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Previous legal work experience or academic knowledge

• Good attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

It is also desirable you can demonstrate: Knowledge of Proclaim

The Benefits

In return for your commitment we offer you;

• 20 days holidays each year, plus 8 bank holidays (3-4 extra days over Christmas and New Year period)

• Pension scheme

• Free Parking

In line with the Asylum & Immigration Act, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to provide documented evidence of eligibility.

If you are interested in learning more: Please get in touch on 020 7378 5458 or email me at alan.esmail@tfpl.com