Paralegal

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Banbury
Salary
22500.00 - 23500.00 GBP Annual + GBP22500 - GBP23500/annum
Posted
11 Apr 2017
Closes
09 May 2017
Category
Legal
Function
Law
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Paralegal

Location: Banbury

Salary: GBP22,500 pa (with flexibility DOE)

We have been instructed by an innovative regional law firm with ambitious plans. The firm has recently completed a major transformation programme creating a streamlined organisation where you will find "lawyers doing law" and "support providing support". There are a variety of legal and operational roles available within this collaborative and cohesive culture. When you join this firm, you will be competitively rewarded, with a strong base salary and an innovative bonus scheme. Our client fosters an environment of choice with clear career development paths, a focus on learning and development and a highly supportive structure.

Main responsibilities:

* To own a percentage of the departmental Matter and/or Customer Portfolio
* Work toward a fee earning target, and contribute to the fee earning potential of the Practice Area
* Provide technical, specialist and/or administrative support that is backed by sound knowledge and experience
* To undertake tasks of moderate complexity and to work under general dictation
* Be responsible for organising one's own workload and confidently making decisions
* You will be expected to follow and comply with all pre-defined case management practices and procedures
* Have a strong understanding of compliance obligations of the SRA, Lexcel and any other regulatory bodies
* To communicate with and provide advice to a range of internal and external customers
* Work well both independently and as part of a team

Key Skills & Experience:

* Must be at affiliate level in CILEX, or working towards a qualification, or have significant legal experience
* The ability to manage own CPD, development needs and personal learning plan
* Good Microsoft Office skills and abilities
* Ability to work with complex case management tools
* Have awareness and knowledge of significant customers, and have the ability to deals with customers at all levels
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Additional Information:

If you would like to have a discreet chat about this position please call Geoffrey Bridger on (Apply online only)

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