Legal Assistant Document Review

Recruiter
Alexander Mae Recruitment
Location
Bristol, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1248718447
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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:

Due to the success, our client is looking for a Legal Assistant within their Document Review team. This role involved undertaking a first level review of documents for key issues or terms in order to assist other teams) with disclosure and pre-action disclosure

* Following guidance on privacy laws in order to undertake a first level review for Data Subject Access Requests
* Using e-disclosure platforms and specific systems (full training provided)
* Taking detailed instructions from fee earners around the firm and providing regular updates on progress
* Creating bundles and document lists for mediations, trials and employment tribunals
* Contributing to training materials and the development of the team

The Person:

For this role, our client is looking for someone who has:

- Previous legal assistant experience is preferable.

- A Law Degree

- Excellent communication skill (both oral and written).

- Accuracy, good organisational skills and flexibility.

- Experience of the disclosure process including knowledge on privilege would be preferable.

- Experience on Data Subject Access Requests would be preferable.

- Good knowledge of Word and Outlook is required and experience in Excel, PowerPoint, interwoven, and Relativity would be beneficial.

- Must be able to work independently and time manage effectively in order to hit deadlines

- Must also be a team player in a busy team, helping colleagues appropriately

The Benefits:

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

The Hours:

Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm

The Location:

Central Bristol, no car parking.

The Salary:

£18 -19,000

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