Our client is a full-service leading law firm with a market leading reputation ranked in the Sunday Times Top 100. They pride themselves on being...
Our client is a full-service leading law firm with a market leading reputation ranked in the Sunday Times Top 100. They pride themselves on being a great place to work and are currently seeking a Paralegal (dispute resolution/debt recovery) to join their Swindon office. They are offering a salary of £18,000 - £22,000 (possibly slightly more for an exceptional candidate) and a range of benefits including a competitive holiday allowance, pension etc
Working in an established Dispute Resolution team in Swindon you will be provide an important link between the client and the firm. With responsibility of earning fees by carrying out Debt Recovery services and other technical legal work under supervision. You will also carry out administrative work with responsibility for file and data management. The role will include:
*Screening new enquiries coming into the team, obtaining initial documentation and information as appropriate, providing pricing options and arranging appointments with the team and clients
*Conducting uncontested Debt Recovery matters under supervision
*Undertaking all file opening, closing and recording/diarising key date and other administrative duties as requested
*Manage aspects of files managed by qualified lawyers and undertake routine legal tasks, under supervision
*Draft legal documents using appropriate precedents and templates
*Undertake legal research, using appropriate methods and sourcing, presenting the results accurately and clearly
*Provide support for business development and marketing activities
Interested candidates should have a legal qualifications (LLB or cILEX). LPC is desirable. Previous experience within a Paralegal role in a litigation department is also desirable.
This is a great opportunity to work in a friendly and professional law firm with opportunities for career progression; please contact Sarah Boxall at Chadwick Nott for more information.
Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.