Paralegal (Conveyancing)

  • Location
    Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
  • Salary
    £ 18000 - £ 20000 / Year
  • Category
    Legal - Legal
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Legal
  • External Reference
    JN-092021-207597

I am delighted to be working with a Legal client who are seeking a Conveyancer Assistant to join their Conveyancing department in Newcastle.



The company have a long history of providing outstanding Legal advice to their clients and their office is warm, welcoming and friendly.



Salary:



18 - 20k






Daily Responsibilities:




  • Carry out office administration, including billing and writing letters

  • Organise diaries, schedule meetings and respond to telephone queries

  • Write first document drafts and proofread documents

  • Analyse and input data, write articles for internal or external circulation

  • Organise case files, attend court inquests, transcribe legal opinion and compile litigation bundles

  • Network with clients and build valuable relationships

  • Write reports, conduct legal research, take witness statements and attend meetings with experts or claimants - usually the duties of a more experienced paralegal.



Desirable Skills:




  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • The ability to manage multiple tasks or caseloads

  • Good attention to detail to be able to carefully analyse files and data

  • Legal research skills and the desire to develop your understanding of the law

  • The ability to work well under pressure and to tight deadlines

  • Office administrative skills for tasks such as filing, typing and letter writing

  • Good teamwork skills particularly when working with other departments to complete your tasks

  • Flexibility and adaptability in your attitude and approach to work

  • A flexible and adaptable approach to your work

  • Business acumen and an understanding of the clients' needs

  • Professionalism when working with colleagues, senior partners, experts and clients

  • Legal database certifications, such as LexisNexis or Westlaw, are very useful

  • Additional language skills - not essential but are an advantage.



Qualifications:




  • The client do prefer candidates with a Law degree and practical Legal experience.



Please get in contact for further information.





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