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Paralegal

Salary:
22,484 P.A. ?
Location:
Bath
Company:
Stone King

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The post is for a Paralegal to provide support and assistance to fee earners within the Private Client and Business Property Team in our Bath office and remotely to other fee earners in our other offices as and when required. The post will be initially on a fixed-term basis for 12 months, but does have the potential to become a permanent role.

Key responsibilities

General duties include but not limited to:

  • Effectively manage an individual caseload (with supervision where appropriate).
  • Attend to clients of the Firm in the office or elsewhere if needed.
  • Work in a collegiate and collaborative way within an immediate team and wider firm environment.
  • Communicate promptly and effectively both internally to colleagues and externally to clients.
  • Maintain your continuing professional development requirements and take an active interest in furthering your knowledge within the field of law.
  • To carry out your work for both colleagues and clients to the highest possible standard, having regard to the firm’s standards, procedures and core values.
  • To regularly attend, and be involved in preparation for, team meetings.
  • To attend and be involved in preparation for marketing and business development events and activities.

Requirements

  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good IT skills. Knowledge of document management systems and an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office would be beneficial.
  • Accurate and efficient audio and copy typing skills.
  • Professional and effective telephone skills taking detailed messages where necessary
  • Good communication skills not only in person but also in writing and on the phone.
  • Strong inter-personal skills when dealing with clients and work colleagues alike.
  • Ability to work under pressure showing commitment to your colleagues and the Firm in general.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
  • High attention to detail and the ability to contribute to improving working practices.


Additional requirements

Previous experience working within a Property Team is desirable.

The candidate must be discreet when dealing with the Firm’s confidential affairs.

Showing commitment to your fee earners, your colleagues and the firm in general is also important.

The candidate would be expected to work as part of a team and within the wider Team, i.e. other secretaries and fee earners in the office and to show initiative, be prepared to take responsibility and be proactive.

Benefits

Competitive salary

Cycle to work scheme

Employee Benefit Platform

Private Medical Insurance

Life assurance (4 x salary)

Pension scheme

25 days holiday (in addition to statutory UK holidays).


Closing date: 8 July 2019

Adverts normally close at midday on the closing date, however vacancies may close early if sufficient applications have been received. Therefore we would encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Stone King LLP is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to ensuring equality of opportunity by encouraging all our staff to achieve their full potential and guaranteeing that all employment decisions are taken without reference to irrelevant information or discriminatory practices.


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