Paralegal Secretary - Litigation and Construction

Recruiter
May & Stephens
Location
London
Salary
28000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client, a highly regarded name within London's legal sector, is seeking an articular, results oriented individual to provide Paralegal and Secretarial support to their Litigation and Construction teams.

Supporting Partners and fee earners on high profile litigation, and with both contention and non-contentious construction issues both nationally and international, duties of the Paralegal Secretary will be wide ranging, but will encompass the following:

Paralegal duties:

*Management and production of files and documentation to ensure the smooth running of
litigation matters
*Drafting of transactional documents such as collateral warranties and construction
contracts
*Legal research and case law updates
*Participation in court runs
*Preparation of cost schedules and other court documents
*Document review and data room analysis

Secretarial duties:

*Copy and audio typing of correspondence and documentation
*Using Outlook to manage the team's schedules and remind them of important
appointments
*Book meeting and travel arrangements as and when required
*Financial administration - preparing pre-bills and draft invoices and processing
expenses
*Draft replies to standard letters and other correspondence
*Prepare documents for meetings
*Assist with client verification and due diligence work

Paralegal Secretary - what we're looking for:

*Graduates with a legal qualification would be preferred - LLB, GDL or LPC
*A minimum of 6 months' experience within a litigation or construction department
*Exceptional case management skills
*Excellent MS Office skills and at least 55wpm typing (typing will be tested by May &
Stephens prior to interview)
*Someone who is able to think creatively but work efficiently with attention to
detail and accuracy
*Proven organisational and co-ordination skills

May & Stephens acts as an "employment agency" in relation to this vacancy

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

May & Stephens Recruitment is committed to equal opportunities and actively seeks applications from all sectors of the community irrespective of sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, or disability.

May & Stephens Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.