Dispute Resolution and Employment Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Closing date: 31 January 2020
Office: Milton Keynes

The working hours of the role will be Monday-Friday 9am to 5:15pm

We are an award winning Leading Law Firm with regional offices across Beds, Bucks and Herts.  We offer a full range of legal services to individuals and businesses. Neves strive to retain quality employees by offering opportunities for development and progression.

We are looking to recruit a Legal Assistant/Paralegal to meet the needs and provide assistance in the Dispute Resolution/Employment department.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Dealing with general client enquiries where possible.
  • Opening and closing files
  • Using the Case Management System
  • Preparing documents
  • Printing and collating documentation
  • Creating bundles
  • Preparing Schedules of Costs
  • Producing Financial Statements and Bills
  • Ensuring key dates are met
  • Diary management of two Solicitors
  • Liaising with clients and solicitors
  • Telephone chasing
  • Filing and post
  • Arranging appointments
  • Copying, faxing and e-mail
  • Typing/Word Processing as and when required
  • Legal Research
  • Other areas of the lawyers’ roles where specific assistance is required.
  • Wherever and whenever possible, using best endeavours to promote the firm.
  • Encourage new clients to the firm. 

The appropriate candidate will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Understanding of law
  • Knowledge of legal procedures
  • Computer skills to include a good working knowledge of the Microsoft Suite
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Organisation and prioritisation
  • Professional telephone manner and good people skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication, ability to converse with a diverse range of people at all levels
  • Honesty, integrity and reliability
  • Conscientious and methodical
  • Steadiness under pressure
  • Proactivity

We offer a range of benefits including pension, childcare vouchers, life assurance, an additional day’s holiday for your Birthday, free conveyancing for your own sale and purchase plus a free Will.  

If you would like to apply for this position please submit your application to hollie.hadley@nevesllp.co.uk

Unfortunately due to the high level of response to this role we can only respond to candidates selected for interview.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

Neves Solicitors LLP is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Neves and Neves Solicitors are trading names of Neves Solicitors LLP (Registered No. OC371395).

Registered office: AW House, 6-8 Stuart Street, Luton, LU1 2SJ. SRA Number: 567286