Conveyancing Para Legal/Legal Assistant

Expiring today

Office Angels
£16000 - £18000/annum
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Conveyancing Para Legal/Legal Assistant

Job Title: Conveyancing Para Legal/Legal Assistant

Job Type: Permanent Location: Newport Salary: £16,000 - £18,000

Office Angels are currently recruiting for an experienced Para Legal to work at one of our existing clients in Newport.

Key Objectives

* Assist in the management of the fee earners caseload.
* Action Legal procedures as required by the fee earner.
* Assist in the processing of matters on a timely and cost effective basis.
* Support the maintenance of files by effective file management.
* Ensure that clients are dealt with efficiently and politely and that appropriate legal matters are raised with the fee earner.
* Attend to clients, taking instructions, and conducting letter and telephone enquiries as necessary.
* Follow Practice procedures and systems in order to manage cases effectively and in accordance with the firm's standards and legal requirements.
* Manage own work allocation, productivity and quality of work with minimum supervision.
* To comply with all policies and procedures
* To ensure our clients received the best possible service at all times

Key Responsibilities

* Following an initial review by the fee earner, the individual will link incoming post to the relevant files
* Updating Case Status effectively in order to assist with the fee earners updates
* Log post in
* Verifying client identification in accordance with Money Laundering Policy Guidelines
* Ensuring all telephone calls are dealt with within the companies SLA's
* Preparing statement of accounts
* Dealing with apportionment

The Candidate

* Possess 2 years Legal Assistant experience
* Have exceptional attention to detail
* Possess excellent computer skills and be numerate with the ability to keep meticulous records and accounts.
* Have a clear and professional telephone manner.

If this role sounds like the opportunity you are looking for and you have the experience and skills described, please apply for this role by submitting your CV

Office Angels is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer