Legal Assistant X3

Shepton Mallet or Knowle BS4, Bristol.
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FT
Salary:
Circa £20,000 PA
Hours:
9.00am–5.00pm Monday-Friday
Closing Date:
30th May 2022

Are you a LAW GRADUATE or Graduating this year?

Enable Futures are operating as an employment business on behalf of its client for X3 Legal Assistants to work in either Shepton Mallet or Knowle BS4, Bristol. Joining a modern firm going through an exciting time of growth! We are recruiting for three ambitious Legal Assistants who have a passion for either Private Client work or Conveyancing!

The expansion is a reflection of their strong performance, continuing focus on strategic planning and their commitment to providing an excellent service to all clients and more importantly investing people. They can only do what they do, to the standard they strive for, by attracting, developing and retaining talented staff – people who are knowledgeable, capable and who share their values. They want their staff to feel engaged and valued.

The successful applicant would ideally be a Law Graduate or have recent knowledge or experience within a Conveyancing or Private Client Department!

The successful applicant would ideally be a Law Graduate or have recent knowledge or experience within a Conveyancing or Private Client Department!

  1. Private Client = assisting on a varied caseload of Wills, Probates, LPA’s and Estate Administration. Practical experience handling client enquiries face to face and via telephone and email is essential as well as being confident and articulate.
  2. Conveyancing = New Build or Completions teams, working within an upbeat friendly team, utilising a paperless & high tech office environment making your job enjoyable! Use of an online App for customers to provide documentation easily.

The working hours are 9.00am–5.00pm Monday-Friday (hour lunch). The annual salary is Circa £20,000 - £21,000 PA with reviews & career progression ongoing. The role is office based, occasional remote working is provided where the need occurs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist Fee Earners in the management of caseload by actioning legal procedures and dealing with file related queries either face to face or by telephone.
  • To complete tasks competently and within defined timescales including taking dictations and typing.
  • Liaising with clients and other contacts, dealing with queries, taking instructions and conducting letter and telephone enquiries as necessary.
  • Maximize the firm's potential to cross - sell services by identifying appropriate opportunities.

Experience, attributes & skills sought:

  • The successful applicant would ideally be a Law Graduate or have recent knowledge or experience within a Conveyancing or Private Client Department!
  • Robust approach to relationships and interactions with colleagues.
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure and adhere to critical deadlines.
  • IT literate and have good keyboard skills – Microsoft Office is essential.

In return, you will benefit from:

§  A company pension scheme available.

§  Lunch on the company last Friday of every month.

§  A generous holiday allowance 25 days + 8 bank holidays.

§  Christmas & New Year Shut Down.  

§  Sickness Benefit Allowance.

§  Career progression.

§  Eye tests.