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Paralegal - Banking and Finance


Work Involved: 

Developing our talented work force is at the heart of what we do and so we're looking for a Paralegal who is looking to develop their legal career working closely with our lawyers in the Banking & Finance team to support their wider learning.

Key Responsibilities include:

- To undertake work in support of a team of fee earners, meeting an agreed target chargeable hours

- Assisting the team with team-specific financials/matter management e.g. budgets, WIP (work in progress), aged debt reporting

- Undertaking various searches at the request of fee-earners along with drafting and amending legal documents

- Primary line of communication between fee-earners and clients

- Ensuring that all new client matters are accurately set up in the client accounting and database system and maintaining client records and contact names where appropriate

- Ensuring files are kept up to date (including filing of documents, emails and correspondence) when active and that files are closed/archived once the matter is concluded following instruction from the relevant fee-earner

- Undertaking and managing client specific BD arrangements for fee-earners, when necessary

- Screen incoming telephone calls, taking and relaying accurate messages where necessary. Where appropriate, arrange and set up conference and outgoing calls for the team

Skills and Specific Qualifications Required:

If you've got previous Legal experience through a paralegal role, or suitable academic credentials (LPC/GDL/LLB), then you could be right for this role.

Working Hours and Pattern:

35 hours per week. Monday to Friday (9am - 5pm).

How to Apply:


Closing Date:

7 June 2024



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