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Paralegal / Legal Support

Posted 2 February by Crunchposter Limited Ended

Paralegal / Legal Support
£20,000 to £22,000 per annum

The Paralegal role is an exciting opportunity within the UK’s most innovative and disruptive online law firm.

Our client are a tech business revolutionising the legal industry and helping thousands of small business owners to start, grow and succeed through our online platform and expert legal advice. As a fully SRA regulated law firm, we’re in our fifth year of fast dynamic growth and are looking for motivated key players in their growing team role to help support our expert lawyers and drive our client experience to the next level.

Their have a number of roles available and open to hearing from anyone looking for a full-time or part-time opportunity.

The Role
Assisting and supporting lead lawyers with managing case files and working with clients on fee-earning matters on roles as varied as:

Litigation support:

  • Drafting and reviewing standard legal documents (including contracts and pleadings)
  • Assisting with casework as directed (including preparing bundles, reviewing disclosures)
  • Attending to clients over the phone and online, taking instructions, relaying those to the assigned lawyer
  • Maintain regular communication with clients, helping to keep them informed on case progress
  • Ensuring compliance with file management and administration
  • Reading and researching case law, preparing briefs as needed
  • Attending court for hearings with counsel, to file documents when necessary
  • Preparing and submitting Court filings online

Property support:

  • Demonstrating a general understanding of how property transactions work
  • Carrying out money laundering checks
  • Carrying out and monitoring progression of property pre-contract searches
  • Carrying out and diarising pre-completion searches
  • Maintaining a diary of critical events and proactively monitor searches, deadline dates, completion of registrations
  • Dealing with original documentation on exchange and completion
  • Actively monitoring and recording financial transactions on each file and ideally create statements of account
  • Completing and submitting SDLT forms and registrations
  • Maintain accurate file records and document storage system
  • Scanning and filing completed documentation
  • Carry out any other post-completion property tasks such as the service of notices
  • We’re seeking ambitious individuals with paralegal experience and an interest in joining a company spearheading the disruption of the legal industry.

The Candidate
The ideal candidate for the Paralegal / Legal Support role will portray the following skills and attributes:

  • LPC or BPTC
  • Previous Experience as a Paralegal (desirable)
  • Familiarity with the Civil Procedure Rules
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Able to work quickly and accurately in a fast-moving environment
  • Be organised and able to prioritise competing work demands and fee earners
  • Able to work independently (particularly as supervising lawyers are not always present)

Paralegal / Legal Support Benefits

  • 20 days annual holiday
  • We “promote from within” and provide long-term career growth opportunities
  • You will be working in a dynamic team that believes the sharing of knowledge and collaboration are key to constantly improving our systems and products
  • Our office is conveniently located in West London with good transport links and parking availability
  • Regular team nights out to celebrate our successes

If you feel you are suitable for the Paralegal / Legal Support role, please apply now!

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Reference: 34379814

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