16 December 2019

Paralegal

This is a fantastic time to be joining Harrison Clark Rickerbys. We are a full-service firm, highly recognised as a leader across several practices and having grown exponentially over the last few years, we are now more than 560 strong with 8 offices across the UK.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Paralegal to come and join our team.

Based in our Cheltenham office you will be working full time in the Dispute Resolution Team supporting two Partners and four solicitors by carrying out legal work, under supervision. In addition you will be carrying out administrative work where required.

As a Paralegal you will need to have

  • Previous experience within a Paralegal role is essential
  • Excel experience
  • Ability to use own initiative to manage own caseload of files
  • Confident, pro-active manner with excellent telephone skills
  • Excellent organisational capability with good attention to detail
  • Client service focussed
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work as an effective member of a team and to offer support to peers where required
  • Legal qualification

Details

  • Salary: £16,000 to £22,000 DOE
  • Working Hours : Monday to Friday 9-5PM
  • Location: Cheltenham
  • Duration: Permanent

Role of a Paralegal

Service and Standards

  • Adopts a ‘can do’ attitude and takes responsibility for self and own actions
  • Produces accurate, carefully prepared and checked work on time
  • Committed to understanding and meeting the Firm’s and the Regulator’s standards
  • Communicates clearly both orally and in writing using appropriate language including accurate spelling and grammar

Relationship Management

  • Knows who their internal and external clients are and always makes clients their first priority
  • Friendly yet professional and respectful to colleagues and clients at all times
  • Is always discreet and trustworthy
  • Respects diversity and acts fairly and inclusively

Financial Contribution

  • Has a basic understanding of the Department and wider Firm’s business strategy
  • Has a sound working knowledge of core financial concepts relevant to role e.g. WIP,

Billable Hours, “Write Off”

  • Able to provide legally sound, clearly expressed chargeable advice to a range of clients

Marketing the Firm

  • Communicates in a positive way about the Firm both internally and externally
  • Adapts to organisational change quickly and positively
  • Understands and displays the Firm’s culture and values

Technical and Legal

  • Produces clear, accurate and thorough legal research
  • Seeks advice and guidance when appropriate and discloses when tasks are beyond the personal capability
  • Maintains own knowledge in a relevant area of law
  • Makes effective use of information management systems including storing and retrieving information

Benefits of working with us as a Paralegal

  • Scottish Widows Pension Scheme
  • 25 days annual leave (plus public holidays)
  • Happy People / Perks at Work benefits portal
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • 1/3 gym membership contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Flu vaccinations

If you are interested in the above role please click apply or call Warren Cooper on 01905953773

Your Application

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  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.

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