Paralegal / Legal Assistant [Full or Part Time

Recruiter
Chiltern Recruitment
Location
Hazlemere
Posted
04 Apr 2019
Closes
03 May 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Our client, a busy local law firm near the centre of High Wycombe, is offering an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Full/Part Time Paralegal /Legal Assistant to work in their Commercial and Residential Property Departments. This role will involve various delegated legal and administrative tasks from fee earners with ongoing support. You must have strong attention to detail, excellent organisational, administrative and time management skills and be hardworking and proactive, working well within a friendly team (recent experience in a similar role would be an advantage).

Key Duties:

* Producing accurate documents, forms and correspondence, ensuring the firm’s templates and style guidelines are adhered to when relevant

* Dealing with clients on the telephone, in person or by email in a friendly and efficient manner and according to the firm’s policies and guidelines

* Maintaining the Commercial and Residential Property Department’s filing system, including the closing of completed files

* Preparing outgoing post for delivery to Reception within the allotted timescales

* Maintaining the Commercial and Residential Property Department’s diary and appointments

* Assisting the Commercial and Residential Property Department by all means necessary to run matters in an efficient and timely manner

* Providing refreshments for clients and the Commercial and Residential Property Department when requested

* Covering breaks and some absences for Reception staff when required

Special Requirements:

* Previous experience and some knowledge of conveyancing work (high desirable but not essential)

* Excellent computer skills

* Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

* Organised and efficient

* Fast, accurate typing

* Flexibility

* Excellent attention to detail

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