Legal Assistant - Contentious Probate

Posted on Dec 16, 2018 by Anonymous

Taunton, Somerset United Kingdom
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Job Title: Legal Assistant - Contentious Probate
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Taunton
Salary: Competitive

One of the most highly-regarded law firms in the South West is currently looking to recruit a full time, permanent Legal Assistant to help support their busy and growing Contentious Probate Team in their Taunton Office.

Legal experience or training is preferred, although it is more important that the successful candidate demonstrates an enthusiasm that is matched by the motivation to learn and deliver effective support to the Team Leader.

Responsibilities will include:

* Assisting with day to day running of matters e.g. drafting letters, preparing bundles
* Ensuring regular communication updates to clients
* Maintaining correspondence on live matters and chasing outstanding documentation
* Dealing with client ID and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements
* Dealing with client enquiries and queries in person and on the phone
* Attending mediation meetings with Team Leader
* Attending Court with Team Leader when required

A strong team player, you will demonstrate the ability to work flexibly whilst prioritising a busy workload. An eye for detail is also important, along with good communication and interpersonal skills.

This position offers a fantastic opportunity for anyone wishing to start out in a legal career, with prospects concomitant with performance.

Ref: 8936

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