Paralegal - Residential conveyancing

Paralegal - Residential conveyancing

Pertemps Northampton | Bedfordshire, England, UK

Posted 19 days ago

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Paralegal - Residential Conveyancing

Based in Bedfordshire £17 - £25k d.o.e.

The Role

Reporting to your Supervising Partner, the successful candidate will work alongside qualified staff and provide legal and administrative support, including but not limited to the following: case preparation, bundling, research, arranging / attending conferences and client meetings. You will also be required to assist the team with the marketing of their services, and networking.

The position involves assisting the Head of Department in a wide range of work and there is plenty of scope for personal development. The successful applicant will have an outstanding opportunity to develop the profile of the Department and to apply for upcoming training contracts at the firm.

Candidates should ideally have:

An LPC or GDL qualification (LPC would be preferred but is not essential)

Capability to generate fees in accordance with agreed targets

Ability to adhere to and manage deadlines

Assist colleagues and support supervisors in fee-earning matters

Follow financial guidelines regarding Solicitors Accounts Rules and cash flow control on case files.

Strong IT skills

Good drafting and writing skills, excellent communication and technical ability

Training Contracts

Priority is given to candidates who have worked as a paralegal at the Firm for 1 to 2 years, but we also welcome applications from other candidates who have appropriate knowledge and experience