Litigation Legal Assistant

£19000 - £24000 per annum
05 Oct 2021
18 Oct 2021
Dua Khan
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Practice Area
Property Litigation
Contract Type
Part Time
Litigation legal assistant - Preston
£19,000 - £23,000
My Client is a modern multi-service firm looking for a legal secretary or assistant with litigation experience to join their team.
you will be required to assist in the day to day progression of files, office administration and management of lawyers diaries’, calls and internal administration.
You will benefit from:
  • Competitive salary with 28 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Voluntary Cash Plan Scheme – to assist with dental & optical bills
  • Continued development and learning opportunities including sponsorship and study leave options
  • Discounted legal services, client Introduction scheme
  • Regular appraisals & bi-annual companywide social function

Your will be required to prepare court bundles, create and proofread Client documentation, carry out routine case work, manage diaries, prepare bills and support Lawyers in managing WIP and assume a key role in ensuring the smooth running of the overall team.
You will have:
  • Excellent organisational skills and a committed attitude
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Effective time management skills
  • Proven experience of operating at this level previously
  • Proven experience of working with a case management system
  • Good working knowledge of relevant area of law
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Proven experience in relevant area of law (desirable)
  • 12 months experience in a legal assistant or comparable role (desirable)