Experienced Legal Assistant / Paralegal / Trainee Solicitor

Ashville Knight
16 Feb 2019
03 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Experienced Legal Assistant / Paralegal / Trainee Solicitor

Salary - Competitive

A well-known firm are expanding on their Litigation and Employment team and are now seeking either an Experienced Legal Assistant / Paralegal / Trainee Solicitor. The ideal candidate will be supporting experienced solicitors; therefore, you will need to be organised and highly self-motivated.
You will have previous experience as a Legal Assistant or Legal Secretary within a leading firm.

This role would suit a driven individual who is seeking progression into a training contract.
Areas of focus for Litigation will include but not limited to:

- Debt Recovery
- Building disputes
- Consumer problems
- Contractual disputes
- Partnership/shareholder disputes
- Probate and inheritance disputes
- Professional negligence (claims against solicitors, surveyors and architects)
- Property disputes

Areas of focus for Employment will include but not limited to:

- TUPE and staff transfers
- Redundancy & Settlement Agreements
- Unfair Dismissal
- Employment Tribunals
- Discrimination
- Contracts & Handbooks
- Restrictions
- HR Advisory Service

Reporting to the Head of Department along with other Partners of the firm. The successful candidate will:

- Build and develop own case load with commercial emphasis
- Possess excellent technical and client care skills
- Be a team player and able to manage a full caseload
- Have a strong interest in business development and networking

It is mandatory that the candidate holds a full UK driving licence due to the possibility of travelling to the firm`s other offices for necessary cover and/or further training

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