Business Crime Paralegal

Location
England, London, City of London
Salary
£27000 per annum
Posted
14 Oct 2016
Closes
02 Nov 2016
Ref
13769952/001
Contact
Clarissa Lonsdale
Job Title
Paralegal
Practice Area
Criminal
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time

Our client is looking for a Business Crime Paralegal to join their City of London team initially on a 3 month FTC with view to extension. The candidate must be immediately available, ideally with some experience in litigation and/or crime

Client Details

Our client is a law firm with offices in London and New York, employing more than 700 people, with over 400 lawyers offering a wide range of legal services to companies and individuals. In every area of the law that they operate, our client prides itself in providing a best in class service to its clients. Specifically they offer the following legal services: corporate; dispute resolution; employment; family; private client; and real estate.

Description

Responsibilities/Duties of the successful Business Crime Paralegal

Duties include, but are not limited to:

Liaising with clients in a timely, professional and courteous manner.

Typing and amending attendance notes, letters, faxes presentations and other documents as required, using Microsoft Office and the DMS.

To regularly, frequently and accurately maintain and update correspondence and other filing.

To maintain confidentiality in respect of those matters which are commercially sensitive or secret.

To transcribe audio dictation and copy type letters, memos and reports and to prepare signed correspondence for dispatch.

Liaising with other departments where required.

Maintaining client contact details on CRM (Interaction) database.

Photocopying, faxing and filing.

Preparation of monthly bills.

Checking for monies on account to see whether bills have been paid.

To work under pressure to meet deadlines.

Providing support as required by the fee-earners and working with other secretaries/paralegals in the Department.

Profile

Skills/Attributes of the business Crime Paralegal

Ideally LPC qualified or equivalent

Excellent attention to detail

Excellent organisational skills

Ability to effectively manage own workload

Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Personable and confident, able to build relationships with partners/ key stakeholders

Resilient and calm under pressure

Adaptable and flexible approach

Pro-active and takes initiative

Proficiency in MS Packages including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet Explorer. Experience with Document Management Systems is an advantage.

Job Offer

Our client is looking to pay £27,000