Law Staff Legal Recruitment
14 Apr 2018
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Civil Litigation Legal Assistant sought within Lexcel accredited practice on a permanent basis.

The Firm
Our client is an historic practice with strong roots and highly desirable location, within easy reach of excellent transport links and amenities. Blending traditional values of excellent client care with innovative solutions, they have built an expert team who share in their core values and strive to deliver a cost-effective, efficient service at all times. Their ability to listen and build long-standing client relationships is no more evident than in their attainment of Lexcel accreditation, glowing testimonials and active presence within the local community.

The Role
This is an excellent opportunity for a talented Legal Assistant to join a busy team located in the Sutton area. Providing hands-on support to an experienced team of fee earners, the successful Legal Assistant will use their excellent organisational skills to manage a busy workload with minimal supervision. Duties will include: opening and closing files; typing; diary management; handling all telephone enquires including those from debtors; costing files; completing court forms and; drafting claims. Due to the departments varied workload, the ability to prepare documentation and make applications to the Land Registry would be highly desirable but is not essential. If you take pride in delivering high quality support and would like to work within a practice where staff are actively supported and encouraged to reach their full potential, this is the perfect position for you.

The Candidate
Applications are welcomed from Legal Secretaries or Paralegals with solid experience in Civil Litigation;
Has experience in drafting claims and completing court forms;
Demonstrates outstanding verbal and written communication skills across all levels;
A fast and accurate typing speed and confident telephone manner will be essential;
Be IT literate;
A team player who is equally comfortable working on their own initiative;
Consider yourself to be personable, highly organised and detail orientated.


For further details of this Civil Litigation Legal Assistant vacancy, please contact Mostaque quoting reference MA01951281.


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