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Legal Secretary/Paralegal

Hales Group

Suffolk

Permanent

IP145HE

Posted: 05/07/2024

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Legal Secretary/Paralegal
Full time, permanent
Monday to Friday
Brandon and Bury St Edmunds office
£Competitive salary, dependent upon experience

Hales Group are recruiting an experienced Legal Secretary or Paralegal, for our client, based in Brandon and Bury St Edmunds. The role will require you to be available to work in both locations.

The successful candidate will be determined to deliver a consistently high level of client service and be able to develop lasting professional relationships. You will have the ability to manage a varied caseload of family law matters, daily responsibilities to include:

Dealing with all family matters such as divorce, dissolution of civil partnerships and separation, financial and property settlements, arrangements for children, pre-nuptial, and cohabitation agreements etc.
Attending to any office administration, such as dealing with post, filing, file opening/closures, and keeping files up to date on the internal case management system
Preparing draft documents, invoices, and correspondence
Dealing with client queries wherever possible, assisting the team with taking and making telephone calls, as well as with Counsel and the Courts
Supporting Fee Earners to progress all matters proactively Key skills:
Excellent communication skills
Ability to manage workload with minimal supervision
Organisational skills with impeccable attention to detail
Outstanding client care skills
The ability to work as part of a team
A positive, results orientated, can-do attitude in a pressurised environment Benefits include:

33 days Annual Leave per annum (including Bank Holidays).
Additional days Annual Leave for the Christmas / New Year office closure
Private healthcare scheme
Critical Illness cover
Scottish Widows Pension Scheme after qualifying period of 3 months in our employment
Training and professional development opportunities
Referral incentive scheme for all staff
Employee discount on legal services Please apply for this role, today with your updated CV, or for more information, call our Thetford office on (phone number removed), asking for Janine Broughton

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