The firm is a successful practice, who deliver a range of services to clients based locally and further afield. Based in South London, we have a national reputation and are a leading Legal 200 firm who pride ourselves on providing a high level of client care. Recognising the importance of giving back to the communities in which we are based, we support local charities and provide advice clinics.

The role

As a Paralegal, you will work for two fee-earners in the Court of Protection department of Anthony Gold based at our Streatham office. This will be a mixed role with responsibility for certain tasks in a case as well as the general administration for the case. Great starting role after completing your law degree and have already gained some paralegal experience.

Your role will include the following, but additional tasks may be added as appropriate for the role:

  • To assist in the provision of administrative and legal services for clients.
  • Attend clients at hospitals, care homes and in their home.
  • Provide friendly day to day contact with clients and an efficient service for their individual lifestyle requirements.
  • Produce plain English letters, witness statements, court applications and other documents as required.
  • Make regular payments to clients and keep accurate schedules of these payments. Also forecast forward spending and creating of budgets.
  • Manage professionally and confidentially, written and telephone correspondence with clients, other solicitors and third parties.
  • Delegate and supervise tasks where appropriate.
  • To assist where requested the provision of legal advice to clients, under supervision.
  • Take notes in client meetings.

Person specification

  • Able to work to tight deadlines.
  • Flexible and proactive approach with 'can do' attitude
  • Good drafting skills, particularly of letters.
  • Good Microsoft skills particularly word and excel.
  • Good customer focus
  • Organised and able to prioritise
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with figures

Qualifications

Degree in Law and previous experience of working as a Paralegal would be beneficial.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Income Protection
  • Contributory Pension
  • Discretionary annual staff bonus
  • Reduced gym membership
  • Discount vouchers through one of our suppliers
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • 23 days holiday plus additional 2 for Christmas and Bank Holidays which increase to 28 days over a period of 5 years.