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Private Client Paralegal

Private Client Paralegal

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Ince as a Private Client Paralegal in our Queen Square Bristol office where you will have the opportunity to support and work with some of the best minds in the business.

You will be supporting lawyers at all levels with an interesting and varied workload within a dynamic, expanding law and professional services firm. This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated candidate who is looking for a challenging new role with the opportunity for personal and professional growth.

Department Private Client

Based Queen Square, Bristol

Flexibility Occasional travel to other UK offices

Contract Type Permanent, Full-Time

Hours Monday – Friday 09.00 – 17.30

“We aim to have a “One Firm; One Team” mind-set in everything we do, where everyone in the firm is treated with respect and equal value.”

Role Responsibilities

  • Undertaking chargeable work under close supervision
  • Working closely with fee earner and assisting on files
  • Undertaking chargeable work under close supervision
  • Responding to correspondence as directed
  • Preparing Court forms and documents as required
  • Attending client meetings
  • Time-recording
  • Dealing with client queries via email or telephone
  • Carrying out research on PLC/LexisNexis and presenting findings
  • Organising events and tasks for fee earner
  • Sitting in on conference calls taking notes and preparing attendance notes
  • Attendance at court with counsel and maintain accurate attendance notes
  • Undertaking KYC in line with the firms Anti-Money Laundering and other file opening procedures

Person Specification

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Able to evidence ability to prioritise and manage a varied workload
  • Graduate with a minimum 2:1 degree in Law or a related subject
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Excellent time management, organisational and administrative skills
  • Team player but self-motivated and able to work autonomously
  • Ability to adapt quickly to the demands of an ever-changing caseload on a daily basis.
  • Recognition of the importance of accurate filing systems and maintaining such systems
  • Numeracy skills and ability to prepare and check invoices
  • Exceptional presentation and problem solving skills
  • Proven multi-tasker with the ability to demonstrate the ongoing use of initiative
  • Experience delivering against short deadlines

Benefits

  • Competitive market rate salary
  • 25 days annual leave including the opportunity to buy and sell holiday
  • Matched pension contributions
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance at 4x Salary
  • Income Protection Cover
  • Optical Care vouchers and many more benefits and discounts

We are an equal opportunities employer and ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race.

Appointment is subject to the appropriate background checks and satisfactory references.

A note to recruitment agencies: we like to recruit ourselves initially so this role is only open to direct applicants. If we do need any extra help we will reach out to you and utilise our PSL in the first instance.

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