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