Private Client/Litigation Legal Assistant

  • Location

    East Horsley, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Law Practice

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  • Contact:

    Matthew Heard

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  • Consultant:

    Matthew Heard

Private Client Legal Assistant

£18,000 per annum

East Horlsey, Surrey

Our client is a full-service modern legal practice that operates from seven office locations in central London, Kent and Surrey, serving clients in the UK and overseas. They strive to provide the highest quality service to their clients. Everything they do is intended to solve their clients legal and family concerns and problems as quickly and efficiently as possible, whether these relate to a family matter, a business or a charity. Their commitment is summarised by the core values that underwrite every aspect of their work; service value, progressive approach, professionalism, integrity and accessibility. The firm is now looking to boost its Private Client department with a Legal Assistant.

What is the role

You will be providing direct support to the Fee Earners within the Private Client department. As a key member of this team, you will work on a broad range of private client matters. This is a great opportunity if you are looking to start your career in the legal industry, or if you have a minimal amount of experience in a law firm, as you will have support from a number of highly experienced Fee Earners within the team.

Main responsibilities for this role are:

  • Assisting the Fee Earner with their workload, being given more responsibility with time
  • File opening and closing
  • Answering the phone to clients
  • Some basic administrative work
  • Providing additional support to the Private Client team

What you will need?

Minimum requirements:

  • Previous experience as a Legal Assistant/Paralegal in Private Client matters is desirable but not essential
  • Accurate typing speed
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible and dependable
  • Conscientious, approachable and enthusiastic


If you would like to learn more about this opportunity or other opportunities in the market then contact Matthew Heard at matthew@lrlegal.co.uk or call for a confidential discussion on 02084642565 (office hours) or 07887523228 (out of office hours).

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The PQE identified on this advertisement is a guide only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

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