Legal Assistant - Civil Litigation

Recruiter
Target Temps Ltd
Location
Accrington
Posted
31 Mar 2019
Closes
29 Apr 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Target Temps are recruiting for a Legal Assistant’s to join their clients team in Accrington, to work in their civil litigation department.

The role will encompass a combination of supporting more senior fee earners with administrative and secretarial work and building up your own fee earning experience.

This is an excellent opportunity to forge a career within a well-regarded law firm and interesting litigation work.

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of litigation and experience of working within a law firm, ideally within a litigation team and will be required to;

* Work well under pressure in a target driven environment

* Familiar with case management software such as Proclaim

* Well organised and professional

* Use own initiative and provide solutions

* Working as part of a team providing a comprehensive range of legal advice and representation to the team’s clients

* Assisting team members with their cases, client development and training

* Liaising with various parties such as other solicitors, insurers, experts, counsel and clients

* Drafting various documents such as letters, statements and pleadings

* Must be IT literate

* Arranging pre-trial conferences with clients and counsel and producing trial bundles

Desirable:

LPC

LLB

Proclaim experience

1 years RTA/PI experience

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