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Town and Parish Council Legal Assistant

  • Location

    Great Bookham, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Commercial Property

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Matthew Heard

  • Job ref:

    637

  • Consultant:

    Matthew Heard

  

Town and Parish Council Legal Assistant, £18,000, Great Bookham, 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 Town and Parish Council department in Great Bookham.

What is the role

This is an exciting role, in a very niche area of law with fantastic opportunities to expand. You will be providing direct support to a Fee Earner in the department who has a wealth of experience in Town and parish Council 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 in the firm.

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 Town and Parish Council team

What you will need?

Minimum requirements:

  • Previous experience as a Legal Assistant/Paralegal 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.