Legal Assistant/ Assistant Paralegal

The Caraires Consultancy
28 Jul 2018
27 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Monday to Friday

8.45am – 5pm (36.25 hours per week with flexitime available)

This is an exciting opportunity for a law graduate within a large
membership organisation. The primary function of this role is to
assist the Associate Solicitor with drafting and implementation of
conduct procedures, protocols and complaints processes.

The Legal Assistant will play a proactive part in supporting the
Registrar, the Assistant Registrars and the Association’s Solicitor in
ensuring the delivery of the department’s objectives.

Principal accountabilities:

* Assisting with work associated with drafting/implementing the
revised Professional Conduct Procedure and protocols

* Drafting guidance documents and template letters to accompany new
complaints procedures

* Assisting with drafting new processes for mis-advertising cases

* Contributing to discussions relating to policy decisions and
meeting standards set by the Professional Standards Authority

* Collating documents as required, reviewing case files and drafting
responses to complaints about case handling

* Drafting papers, reviewing and summarising legal advice from
external solicitors

* Conducting research into relevant areas of law and other
regulatory bodies

* Assisting the Associate Solicitor wherever needed

Law degree is essential, as is experience of working within a legal
department or relevant complaints-handling environment. The Legal
Assistant requires a good understanding of a regulatory or conduct

Employee benefits include:

* Generous pension scheme

* Flexitime between 8am and 6pm

* 25 days holiday + 8 days bank holiday

* Free refreshments, fruit and yoga sessions

* Family-friendly policies

* A supportive and empowering organisational culture

* Occupational health support, including a confidential counselling

* Salary sacrifice schemes including childcare vouchers

* Free parking

Please call us on (Apply online only) for an informal chat about the role. If
you have sent us a copy of your CV and not had a reply within 5
working days we would kindly ask you to assume your application on
this occasion has been unsuccessful.

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