Legal Assistant

Recruiter
Tate Reading
Location
Reading
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
08 May 2017
Closes
07 Jun 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Legal Assistant
Full-time
Reading

This role would ideally suit someone looking to develop their career in law, particularly if you are a law graduate and hoping to apply for a training contract.
This varied role will primarily assist the lawyers and Partners in the probate, Tax and Trust Team

The role will also assist the team with legal assistance.

Key Responsibilites include:

Produce documents and correspondence as directed by lawyers.
Assist in conducting legal research, drafting and proof reading.
Following training, manage an agreed caseload in consultation with the Department Manager which will include:
Firm’s own and client debt recovery
?Management of Company Secretarial service
Preferred Experience:

This position would ideally suit a law graduate looking to pursue a career in law.
Good literacy skills, accurate and good typing speed (at least 60wpm).
Good team player with willingness to offer support to others.
Be enthusiastic, flexible and efficient with a helpful and friendly manner for dealing with clients and colleagues.
Able to interact with clients (with whom there will be some direct contact) lawyers and other employees at all levels.
Efficient handling of telephone enquiries and calls.
Proficient knowledge of MS Word and other Office products.