Legal Assistant

  • Location
    Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary
    £ 17500 - £ 19000 / Year
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Legal
  • External Reference
    JN-062022-257968
  • Category
    Legal - Legal

Adecco are working with one of the most successful law firms in the North of England.


MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:


Under the advice and guidance of your Supervisor:



  • Manage all client work allocated by Supervising Partner in accordance with the firm's procedures and quality standards, including the running of your own files after appropriate training.

  • Ensure that personal objectives are reviewed and met

  • Draft appropriate legal documentation ensuring that relevant proceedings are issued within set time scales.

  • Schedule deeds

  • Set up and end rebates

  • Preparation and set up of Loan Agreements

  • Preparation of files for Audits

  • Dealing with Redemptions - including other side's solicitors

  • Preparation of Retained Rights Agreements

  • Preparation of Reports on title

  • Dealing with Fast Track Security and reviewing existing Security

  • Ensure that regular reviews of live matter reports, outstanding bills and client balances are carried out and any issues reported to your Supervisor.

  • Type own email, letters and documents ensuring these are produced in accordance with the firm's house style

  • Ensure that all client files are kept neat and tidy.

  • Maintain daily electronic diary

  • Deal with clients' queries over the telephone.


Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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