Paralegal Assistant

Recruiter
Barna Shields Recruitment
Location
Southampton
Salary
18000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000pa
Location: Southampton Central

Our client is a large corporate professional services firm looking for a Paralegal Assistant to join their established team. You will be responsible for providing full administrative support to secretarial and Paralegal team, including taking responsibility for your own caseloads and liaising with European attorneys. 

The main duties of the Paralegal Assistant include:

  • Updating the firm’s portfolio management system to record details of cases and key information from correspondence, including official due dates
  • Producing high quality written communication, including correspondence to clients and external agents
  • Liaising with attorneys and external agents to facilitate the translations and associated procedures during European patent’s Validation
  • Producing high quality written communication, including correspondence to clients and external parties
  • General ad-hoc administrative duties as required

 The successful Paralegal Assistant candidate must have:

  • A degree in Law 2:1 or above (or equivalent)
  • Meticulous record keeping skills with excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Previous administration experience in a professional environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in IT systems, with knowledge of MS/Outlook and MS/Office including Excel
  • Previous experience within a legal environment would be highly desirable  

If you are a fluent German speaker with an interest in law and keen to be considered for this position, we would also like to hear from you…

If you are interested in the Paralegal Assistant position then either call us or email your CV to the details provided.