Litigation Paralegal

Recruiter
Hunters Recruitment & Training
Location
Worthing
Salary
18000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Litigation paralegal

Worthing

from £18,000

37.5 hours per week 8am - 4.30 with one hour for lunch.

Hunters’ client is a thriving legal practice looking to appoint a Litigation Paralegal to support the business’ team of lawyers through understanding the legal process, preparing legaldocumentation, dealing with specific customer and third party queries, and understanding county court documentation. Our client offers ongoing career opportunities and benefits (pension, social club, health) that, in our opinion, are second to none.

The Paralegal will ensure all defence post is noted appropriately on system.

You will deal with specific incoming defence post and respond appropriately within service level of one week. You will take ownership of defence files and ensure the appropriate action is taken, and you will correspond with the courts, solicitors firms and other third parties.

You will have a keen interest in developing a career within legal services. You will be educated to at least GCSE standard and you will offerexperience of an administrative role in a process driven environment. It would be useful if you have experience of working in a legal environment.

We expect competent working knowledge of MS Office applications i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, Word.

Personal Attributes

Works independently with minimal supervision.

Uses own initiative.

Ensure a high level of accuracy at all times.

Ability to make decisions quickly and confidently.

Quality focused.

Self motivated.

Good communication skills - both written (Keyboard / Typing) and verbal.

Willingness to learn.