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Private Client/Litigation Legal Assistant

  • Location

    East Horsley, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Private Client

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Matthew Heard

  • Job ref:

    618

  • Consultant:

    Matthew Heard

Private Client/Litigation Legal Assistant, £18,000 per annum, East Horsley, 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 recruit a Legal Assistant to work in their Private Client and Litigation departments in East Horsley.

What is the role

This is a dual role, so you will be providing direct support to one Fee Earner in the Private Client department and one Fee Earner in Litigation department, more specifically Property Litigation. As a key member of these teams, you will work on a broad range of private client matters, whilst also covering property litigation 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 teams.

Main responsibilities for this role are:

  • Assisting the Fee Earners 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 both departments

What you will need?

Minimum requirements:

  • Previous experience as a Legal Assistant/Paralegal in Private Client or Litigation 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 legal assistant jobs in the market then contact Matthew Heard at matthew@lrlegal.co.uk or call for a confidential discussion on 02084642565 or 07887523228.