Paralegal - Bedford

Recruiter
Taskmaster Resources Limited
Location
Bedford
Salary
£15k - £25k pa
Posted
07 Oct 2017
Closes
08 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Paralegal - Bedford Reporting to your Supervising Partner, the successful candidate will work alongside qualified staff and provide legal and administrative support, including but not limited to the following; case preparation, bundling, research, arranging / attending conferences and client meetings. You will also be required to assist the team with the marketing of their services, and networking. The position involves assisting the Head of Department in a wide range of work and there is plenty of scope for personal development. The successful applicant will have an outstanding opportunity to develop the profile of the Department and to apply for upcoming training contracts. Candidate specification Candidates should ideally have: - An LPC or GDL qualification (LPC would be preferred but is not essential) - Capability to generate fees in accordance with agreed targets - Ability to adhere to and manage deadlines - Assist colleagues and support supervisors in fee-earning matters - Follow financial guidelines with regards to Solicitors Accounts Rules and cash flow control on case files. - Strong IT skills - Good drafting and writing skills, excellent communication and technical ability - Candidates should be aware that due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes can only get in touch if you are shortlisted. My client is an equal opportunities employer They are committed to providing equal opportunities for all and to encouraging diversity through recruitment. Applications are welcome from all sections of the community and decisions to progress will be made with reference to entirely objective criteria only. Training Contracts Priority is given to candidates who have worked as a paralegal at my clients firm for 1 to 2 years, but they also welcome applications from other candidates who have appropriate knowledge and experience.
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