Business Crime Paralegal
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
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.
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.
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.
Our client is looking to pay £27,000