Legal Assistant Financial Litigation

Alexander Mae Recruitment
Bristol, UK
25 Jul 2019
02 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company:

Our client is an award-winning, full service, commercial law firm and they are rapidly developing a national reputation for its innovative approach to delivering legal services. They operate in the financial services, leisure, retail & consumer goods, technology & media, renewables, housing and public sectors. Their specialisms are real estate, banking and finance, commercial, corporate, employment, dispute resolution and litigation.

The Job:

On behalf of our client we are seeking a Legal Assistant

Within this team, there are over 140 people who act for banks, mortgage lenders and insurers. They are increasingly involved in dealing with sensitive matters and in undertaking specialist projects with their clients to prevent claims against them arising in the future.

Within this role your responsibilities will include:

Taking instructions and liaising with clients
  • Responsibility for own case load of banking litigation matters
  • Supporting other fee earners on a variety of cases
  • Managing financial outputs and billing responsibilities
  • Creating and maintaining Excel spreadsheets and graphic based analysis for reporting purposes to assist with internal and external/client reporting requirements and production of management information.

The Person:

For this role our client is looking for someone who has the following skills and experience:
  • Either previous legal experience as a Legal Assistant
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Accuracy, good organisational skills and flexibility
  • Good knowledge of Word and Outlook is required and experience in Excel, PowerPoint, interwoven would be beneficial
  • To have basic knowledge of and be able to use common functions of relevant computer applications with appropriate training

The Benefits:

Contributory Pension, Group Life, Private Medical Insurance, 25 days holiday & a flexible benefits scheme.

The Hours:

Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

The Location:

Central Bristol, no car parking.

The Salary:


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