Paralegal

Location:                 

Hertford, Hertfordshire

 

The role

Garden House Solicitors is recruiting for an ambitious and talented paralegal to join our team and provide administrative and fee earning assistance on a varied caseload of personal injury, civil litigation, family, private client and employment matters.

The firm is committed to progressing and developing the successful candidate to achieve his or her full potential and this role would suit a candidate who is looking to undertake a training contract with us in the future. Following a 12 months qualifying period as a paralegal the candidate will be eligible to apply for a training contract with the firm.

 

Skills and attributes

  • Legal qualification LLB or GDL/CPE

  • Completion of the Legal Practice Course preferable

  • Previous experience in a legal office preferable

  • Knowledge of case management, in particular Proclaim

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Good organisation skills and the ability to work quickly and accurately

  • Initiative

  • Ability to work to deadlines

  • Ability to market the business

 

Job Type:

Full-Time

 

Salary: 

£16,000.00 plus bonus of one third of any sum billed and paid over financial target.

 

Main Responsibilities

  • To assist Fee Earners with all aspects of their caseloads

  • To assist with administrative duties

  • Ability to reach financial target as set by the Company

  • Drafting

  • Interviewing

  • Researching

  • Preparing bundles for Court and Counsel

 

How to apply 

If you are interested in joining the fantastic team at Garden House Solicitors and think you have what it takes to be our Paralegal, please email patricia@ghsolicitors.co.uk with your CV and she will contact you to discuss your application further.

GARDEN HOUSE SOLICITORS

Contact

Phone: 01992 422128

Fax: 01992 422 129

Address

23 London Road, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG13 7LG.

Garden House Solicitors is the trading name of Garden House Solicitors Limited a Company registered in England No. 7546805 - VAT No. 880 3524 25

Registered Office 23 London Road, Hertford, Hertfordshire, SG13 7LG.

Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority www.sra.org.uk (SRA Number 558153)

Director: Patricia E Ling LL.B. (Hons)

©2018 by Garden House Solicitors.