Paralegal, Private Client, Guildford
We are looking for an ambitious, hard-working Paralegal to assist Partners and Associates with providing Private Client services, undertaking fee-earning work and time recording, ensuring a high-quality service is provided to clients.
You will conduct a variety of tasks including general administration and support, answering the telephone, filing, printing, scanning and binding, photocopying, research, data inputting and basic accounting transactions, assisting with simple probate administration and the preparation of Estate Accounts, as well as drafting correspondence, simple wills, letter of wishes, trust documents and Lasting Powers of Attorney. We would expect your role to develop as experience allows, remaining flexible, based on the mix of work at any given time.
A numerate, strong team player with exceptional organisational skills, you will have previous legal work experience or academic knowledge, a commitment to excellent client care and enthusiasm for private client work.
You will also:
Ideally have private client services experience (estate accounts/ trust administration)
Have excellent IT skills particularly using Word, Excel and Outlook
Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
Have excellent attention to detail
Have effective administrative skills
Have accurate and efficient time recording skills
Have the ability to work well under pressure and be proactive
Have experience in a case manager system (if not full training will be given)
This is an excellent opportunity to join of the South East's leading practices and develop your career under expert guidance from an established team and recognised Partners.
Apply now for immediate consideration.
Please contact Alex Forsberg, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.
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