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Paralegal

Employer
GB Solutions
Location
Gloucester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
22 Sep 2020

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Paralegal

Gloucester

Competitive Salary

We are looking for an established Paralegal to join our client. As an experienced Paralegal, you will be covering a growing caseload in private, divorce, finances and children/childcare teams.

In this practice, the two teams work closely together and both teams have a strong local and regional presence. Working primarily within Gloucestershire and Bristol family courts.

The job will require a Paralegal who has a proven record in organising their own personal workload and responsibilities. The appointed Paralegal will also have the ability to determine priorities and consistently meet deadlines.

The successful Paralegal is likely to have experience using multiple systems, collating and analysing data as well as great administration skills.

Key Responsibilities:

Initial consultations and client triage where required
Preparation of court applications and trial bundles
Ongoing case management
Client relationship management
Work within a team to develop the department
Mediation and negotiation on contested matters
Networking and business development for contentious workflows
Reviewing and managing WIP and client financing in relation to ongoing matters
Assist the department to achieve fees to meet monthly and year-end targets

Key Skills:

Excellent client relationship skills
Pro-active with good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
High level of attention to detail and an enquiring mind
The ability to manage time effectively, prioritising tasks to ensure that deadlines are met
The ability to understand clear and concise instructions
A keen team member, with the ability to accept responsibility and work on their own initiative

GB HR + Legal is your specialist in HR, Legal and Office recruitment.

For more information on this role please contact Alex on (phone number removed)

Based off the M5 between Cheltenham and Gloucester, we manage office jobs in Gloucestershire and the Southwest including Bristol, Swindon, Cirencester, Oxford, Reading, Birmingham and South Wales.

Specialists in permanent recruitment, we also provide temporary, interim and fixed term solutions. We are committed to working to the highest possible standards for our candidates and clients
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