Plus One Personnel
13 Apr 2017
13 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Paralegal

Location: Rugby

Salary: £22,500 pa (with flexibility DOE)

We have been instructed by an innovative regional law firm with ambitious plans. The firm has recently completed a major transformation programme creating a streamlined organisation where you will find "lawyers doing law" and "support providing support". There are a variety of legal and operational roles available within this collaborative and cohesive culture. When you join this firm, you will be competitively rewarded, with a strong base salary and an innovative bonus scheme. Our client fosters an environment of choice with clear career development paths, a focus on learning and development and a highly supportive structure.

Main responsibilities:

  • To own a percentage of the departmental Matter and/or Customer Portfolio
  • Work toward a fee earning target, and contribute to the fee earning potential of the Practice Area
  • Provide technical, specialist and/or administrative support that is backed by sound knowledge and experience
  • To undertake tasks of moderate complexity and to work under general dictation
  • Be responsible for organising one's own workload and confidently making decisions
  • You will be expected to follow and comply with all pre-defined case management practices and procedures
  • Have a strong understanding of compliance obligations of the SRA, Lexcel and any other regulatory bodies
  • To communicate with and provide advice to a range of internal and external customers
  • Work well both independently and as part of a team

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Must be at affiliate level in CILEX, or working towards a qualification, or have significant legal experience
  • The ability to manage own CPD, development needs and personal learning plan
  • Good Microsoft Office skills and abilities
  • Ability to work with complex case management tools
  • Have awareness and knowledge of significant customers, and have the ability to deals with customers at all levels
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please submit an up-to-date CV, or if you'd prefer you can also call Melissa Podlaski for a discreet and confidential discussion about the role.