Chinese Speaking Paralegal/Legal Assistant

ELP Consult
London (Greater)
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Main Tasks and ResponsibilitiesDuties

    Assisting with general enquiries in both English and Mandarin;Assisting with and legal research within the conveyancing department;Audio typing for team members;Drafting legal documents and articles in both English and Mandarin;Attending meetings with clients and taking accurate notes;Undertaking legal research tasksCase handling and file management within the conveyancing team;Organising meetings;Preparing documents for meetings, indexing and delivering Court documents;Obtaining information from third parties and clients;Providing cover for receptionist; and General administrative duties as required.
Experience and Skills:

The ability to communicate at all levels in verbal and written form, in English and in Chinese, preferably both Mandarin and Cantonese.

    General knowledge of the legal profession and general procedures.General knowledge of client service principles and practicesA polite and friendly manner towards all staff and third parties.A polite and friendly telephone manner.A working knowledge of Microsoft Office.Good organisational skills.
Interpersonal skills

You will be expected to communicate clearly and appropriately, both orally and verbally with other parties in English and in Chinese whilst maintaining excellent working relationships.

Academic skills

Ideally you will hold a graduate degree, preferably in law. As a minimum, A’ Level or equivalent level of education will be acceptable with relevant experience within the legal industry.

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