Legal Assistant Document Review

Alexander Mae Recruitment
Bristol, UK
20 Sep 2019
02 Oct 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:

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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