Legal Assistant - Private Client

Recruiter
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Location
Reading
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is a leading, Legal 500 firm who is now seeking a Legal Assistant to join their Probate, Tax and Trusts team at Reading. The team is acknowledged as one of the leading private client teams in the region and indeed the south of England.


The PTT team are looking for a new Legal Assistant to join a busy team with tasks that will include:

Following training, to manage an agreed caseload in consultation with the Department Manager
To process clients' cases on a timely and cost effective basis.
To use the correct office systems and procedures to manage cases effectively and in accordance with the firm's standards.
To maintain the highest professional standards in accordance with the firm's objectives and to comply with the firm's quality standards.
To keep clients fully informed of the range of services that the firm offers.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role/team and have:
Excellent proofreading skills
Attention to detail
Ability to prioritise
Ability to multi-task
Good knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook
Ability to interact professionally with clients (with whom there will be some direct contact), lawyers and other employees at all levels
Be a team player with a "can do" attitude
Excellent written and verbal English
A good team player who will thrive in a busy department and be flexible in supporting the team to achieve its targets.

Apply now for immediate consideration.

Please contact Alex Forsberg, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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