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Graduate Litigation Assistant / Paralegal / Law Graduate

  • Northenden, Greater Manchester
  • Up to £18000 per annum
  • Permanent
Posted 12 days ago

Job Title: Graduate Litigation Assistant Location: Northenden, Manchester Salary: up to 18,##### ######Job Type: Full Time, Permanent The Company is a top 200 Law firm that specialises in all areas of personal injury including public liability, occupiers liability, road traffic accidents, employers liability, industrial disease, serious injuries and clinical negligence. They pride themselves in the work they do helping injured people. They are LEXCEL and Law Society accredited and are a Legal 500 Leading Firm for both Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence. Six of their Partners are members of the Law Society Specialist Personal Injury Panel and one is a member of the Law Society Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel. Due to internal promotions and business growth, the Company is looking to hire a number of law graduates to join their New Client Team (NCT) with fast track promotion to a paralegal role within one of our work areas. Responsibilities: Responsible for the clients experience from first contact until retention. Obtain all relevant details of a clients claim and review this information with a Partner on a daily basis. Recording and updating our casemanagement system with all client information regarding individual cases. This role allows you to develop all 9 professional skills required for training solicitors and give you an understanding of the funding arrangements, client care and we offer a bespoke 3 week training programme at the outset of your employment. The above list is not exhaustive but as a Litigation Assistant in the New Client Team, you are responsible for all new clients that come into the firm, ensuring that a clients experience with the New Client team is positive. The Ideal Candidate Will: Be law graduated (LLB/GDL/LPC) Have a genuine interest in helping people Haves the ability to emphasise and deal with sensitive issues Drive and determination to succeed as a litigator Have logic & Analytical skills Have the ability to problem solve Haves excellent Customer Service skills please note that we are happy to consider candidates who are currently studying their GDL/LPC parttime. The Company Offers: A great starting salary of £16,250, with a competitive commission structure, where 99% of their graduate team earn £18,000 OTE A Clear Progression Path their training contracts are awarded to internal candidates on a rolling start and can start immediately once candidates have proven themselves; half of our partners did their training contracts with the firm and we currently have 17 trainee Solicitors within the firm. An Excellent training & development in addition to three appraisals per year, the Company provide all employees with personalised training and development plans. At the outset of your employment, you will receive a 3 week training programme to furnish you with the skills and knowledge required for the Litigation Assistant role. Working Hours: Early Shift: 00 16.30 (1 hour lunch) Middle Shift: 09:30 18.00 (1 hour lunch) Late Shift: 00 21.00 (30 minutes lunch) Saturday Sunday: 00 18.00 (1 hour lunch) Bank Holidays: 00 18.00 (1 hour lunch) You will work a 3 week pattern on an early, middle and late shift as dictated by your roster and one weekend in seven weeks. There will also be a smart phone rota, where one member of the team will take home a smart phone and answer any calls outside of office hours until 10pm. It is expected that this will be, one night every fortnight. A bonus will be payable on this night. Holiday Entitlement 23 days per year. Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day. Any bank holidays worked will be awarded with 1.5x back. The Company rate skill and ability above all else therefore their recruitment policy encourages applications from all. Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role. Candidates with experience of Legal Graduate, Law Graduate, Graduate, Legal Assistant, Litigation Assistant, GDL, LPC, Costs Paralegal, Costs Litigation Assistant, Legal Executive, Legal Support Assistant, Law Graduate, Paralegal, Legal Handler, Legal Secretary, Legal Aid, Enquiries Assistant, Enquiries Executive, Team Enquiries Advisor and Client Team Enquiries may also be considered for this role.

LPC Graduate Paralegal Litigation

  • Stockport, Greater Manchester
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent
Posted 19 days ago

LPC Graduates Training Contract offered after 12 18 months DOE £17,##### ######Litigation Department Excellent opportunity for an exceptional LPC graduate to join a highly reputable law firm based in Stockport. This Commercial law firm invest in LPC graduates who are ambitious and hardworking. You will join as a Litigation assistant within a busy yet well organised department. Following a successful 12 18 months with the firm having proven yourself as a graduate you will be offered a training contract within the firm. An LLM/LLB graduate will be considered also should your intention be to complete the LPC in your own time. Perhaps you are an existing LPC student this is also considered as the firm currently accommodate an earlier finish and earlier start on the study days in question. These opportunities are very rare and so will be in demand an immediate application is therefore advised. The firm offers long term opportunities such as training and progression to the fee earning team. Applications are invited from keen, hardworking Graduates looking to progress within a friendly and professional environment. Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

Graduate Legal Assistant / Paralegal (Costs)

  • Northenden, Greater Manchester
  • Up to £18500 per annum
  • Permanent
Posted 12 days ago

Job Title: Costs Litigation Assistant / Costs Paralegal Location: Northenden, Manchester Salary: £18,500 Job type: Permanent, Full Time The Company is a top 200 Law firm that specialises in personal injury. They cover every area of personal injury including public liability, occupiers liability, road traffic accidents, employers liability, industrial disease, serious injuries and clinical negligence matters. The Company is LEXCEL and Law Society accredited and is a Legal 500 Leading Firm for both Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence. Six of their Partners are members of the Law Society Specialist Personal Injury Panel and one of them is a member of the Law Society Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel. The Company are currently looking for a Costs Paralegals / Costs Draftspersons to join their Costs and Budgeting department. They are looking to consider applications from Law Graduates, as full and indepth training will be provided. However, candidates with experience of working within a Law Costs environment will be at an advantage. The ideal candidate will have a flexible approach, and be able to respond to rapid changes in working schedules and priorities. For this you will need to be organised and able to communicate clearly with people at all levels. Analytical skills and attention to detail are both essential characteristics. An interest in the law, the legal system and court are all important attributes, too. Role: The role will involve preparation of summary assessment trial schedules, breakdowns of costs at case conclusion and formal bills where detailed assessment are required. Additionally the candidate will be trained on risk assessment, case progression both in terms of costs negotiations and Detailed Assessment proceedings, and costs budgeting. What they can offer you Salary & Commission they offer a great starting salary of £18,500 Definite progression This is an exciting opportunity with excellent career development prospects for the right candidate. They are able to offer Training Contracts / ACL qualifications. Excellent training in addition to three appraisals per year, they also provide all members of staff with personalised training and development plans, there are regular training sessions provided both costs specific and wider personal injury ones. The Candidate Essential criteria Completion of a legal qualification (LLB, GDL, LPC) GCSE Maths at C grade or above Excellent written and oral communication skills Applicants should be committed and hardworking individuals who enjoy operating in a pressurised and highly motivated team environment. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to work on your own initiative with the minimum of supervision. The role involves the use of IT systems and therefore computer literacy, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, is essential. Analytical skills and attention to detail are essential. Candidate must consistently produce work which is highly accurate and wellpresented. Desirable criteria Candidates with previous billing experience either inhouse or for an external supplier of costs drafting services Knowledge of time recording procedures Working knowledge of the Civil Procedures Rules and Detailed Assessment process Costs Master experience Knowledge of the Proclaim case management system Working Hours: 8:30am5:30pm MondayThursday and 8:30am to 5pm Friday The Company Offers: The Company always endeavour to recruit and retain the best staff around. To do so they offer competitive remuneration packages, ongoing training and development opportunities and a wide variety of interesting and challenging work. Additionally, they also offer the following incentives: 20 days holiday, rising 1 day per year to a max of 23 days, plus bank/public hols. In addition the office is closed between Christmas and New Year and you are not required to use your holiday entitlement for this period 3 holiday buy backs per year after 1 year of service Private medical insurance available after 2 years service Death In Service 2 x salary based on annual salary only eligibility commences when you join the company Active social committee, firm pays for trips to e.g. Bowling, Chester Races, Christmas party, Summer Barbecue Employee Assistance Programme which offers 24 hour helpline, Legal info and CBT available immediately Free fruit delivered twice a week Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role. Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Costs Paralegal, Costs Litigation Assistant, Costs Draftsperson, Legal Executive, Legal Support Assistant, Law Graduate, Paralegal, Legal Assistant, Legal Executive, Legal Handler, Legal Secretary, Family Law Paralegal, Paralegal, Legal Aid will also be considered for this role.

Corporate Legal Assistant (Graduate)

  • Stockport
  • £17000 per annum, Benefits:Benefits Package
  • Permanent
Posted 19 days ago

Corporate Legal Assistant (Graduate). If you are an LPC graduate looking for your first role within a law firm, or an experienced legal assistant with LPC looking for an opportunity with progression/training contract, then the perfect role has arisen for you in Stockport. This is an exciting opportunity to join a Stockport based award winning law firm within the Corporate/Commercial team assisting the fee earners, gaining valuable experience, liaising with clients and providing general administration support to the team. You must have a good work ethic and must be able to demonstrate a work history throughout your studies, (this does not have to be in law), as well as possessing an eye for detail.

Conveyancing Paralegal LPC Graduates

  • Ealing, London
  • £15000 - £16500 per annum + additional benefits
  • Permanent
Posted 21 days ago

A modern practice with in depth market penetration across the South of England. With numerous high street locations and a clear and ambitious strategic plan for growth the Firm are seeking ambitious and focused career minded individuals to join the team. An opportunity to become part of the established Residential Property team in the vibrant Ealing office has arisen. Supporting the existing fee earners within an existing friendly legal support team the firm has great focus on training and promoting from within and you will not be short of work or opportunity to build upon your experience to date. There is a great mix of extensive expertise matched with ambitious individuals building their professional experience. As an individual you should ideally already have acquired good insight into conveyancing law and practical experience within a Legal Assistant/ Support role you will have a good general understanding of the Conveyancing process. You should be commercially aware and understand the demands of working in a busy and vibrant Residential Conveyancing team with a flexible and focused approach to ensuring that time sensitive caseloads can effectively be supported and concluded. If you know your way around a conveyancing file that would be seen as incredibly desirable but not essential. This would be a very good opportunity for you to further your own career and build upon your existing skill set. The office benefits from an excellent location as far as accessibility to transportation, local amenities and post work socialising is concerned. The firm promotes a professional yet open approach with a genuine team ethic and understanding of each individuals responsibilities and endeavours to provide as much support as they can to each other. The salary on offer is £16,500 however, a review would be conducted after 612 months including the opportunity to obtain a genuine Training Contract.

Recruitment Consultant Graduate Trainee Legal

  • Birmingham, West Midlands
  • £18000 - £20000 per annum + OTE £40K first year
  • Permanent
Posted a month ago

The company is a specialist recruitment agency with a dedicated Legal Division sourcing legal staff for both law practices and in house departments. Their clients include international magic circle firms, boutique specialist law practices, blue chip organisations and public sector bodies. The have an excellent reputation and a very strong team working culture unique within the recruitment industry. The proof of their dramatic success is having grown to 300 staff across a UK office network since their inception 12 years ago. Opportunities now exist for Graduate Trainees who are looking for a challenging and rewarding job in legal recruitment. The package: Starting salary £18,000 £20,000 with subsequent annual pay rise and bigger jumps on promotions. Unique, uncapped commission scheme reflecting a combination of team and individual effort. You receive both individual commission (25%) and team commission (75%). This ensures a strong, cohesive teamworking environment and negates the ups and downs of working for other recruitment agencies. If your clients arent hiring in a given month youre still earning commission! The overall commission pot is generous, and the average first year earnings of Graduate Trainees Recruitment Consultants joining the business last year was £41,000. Further benefits package includes 22 Days Holiday (increasing 1 day a year up to 25 days), Private Healthcare cover after one years service, Pension Contributions Scheme, Salary sacrifice schemes, including Ride to Work & Childcare Vouchers, Interest free clothing loan, Eye Tests, Rewards Scheme, Paid time off for charity work, Company Maternity/Paternity pay etc The role: The first 12 weeks of your Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultant Programme is a combination of training and mentoring at the desk from your Manager and Director as well as formal training delivered by the in house training team. This training is recognised as being some of the best within (and outside of) the recruitment industry. Within your first year you will develop skills including: Specialist recruitment knowledge for the legal sector. Developing relationships with clients and learning how to effectively take the details of their recruitment requirements (over the telephone and in client meetings). Writing compelling recruitment advertisements and emails to candidates. Sourcing, interviewing and assessing candidates. Managing the recruitment process. Negotiating pay rates, fees, terms etc keeping in contact with candidates during their interim roles, and then securing them new assignments. Successfully working to monthly targets including client calls, jobs placed, candidates interviewed, client visits etc Graduate / Trainee Recruitment Consultant Person Specification: You must be hardworking, articulate and committed recent graduate who is specifically seeking a challenging and rewarding career in recruitment. It is essential that you are a team player and that you will relish the opportunity to work hard, playing your part for your Recruitment team to achieve its monthly targets. You will be money / career minded, with a strong work ethic and be prepared to work typical hours of 8.30am to 6pm (sometimes later) Experience of working in a commercial / office / business environment since graduation is desirable. Experience of working in legal / law position is desirable but not essential. Interviewing now. If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please apply today! This graduate recruitment consultant vacancy is being handled by Conrad Scott Ltd. Conrad Scott Ltd is a recruitment agency specialising in placing graduate recruitment consultants, trainees and experienced recruitment professionals into the recruitment, search and selection industry. Conrad Scott acts as an employment agency and is registered in England and Wales as Conrad Scott Ltd, registered no 7537737.

Corporate Legal Assistant (Law Graduate)

  • Stockport
  • £17000 per annum, Benefits:Benefits Package
  • Permanent
Posted 15 days ago

Corporate Legal Assistant (Law Graduate) If you are an LPC graduate looking for your first role within a law firm, or an experienced legal assistant with LPC looking for an opportunity with progression/training contract, then the perfect role has arisen for you in Stockport. This is an exciting opportunity to join a Stockport based award winning law firm within the Corporate/Commercial team assisting the fee earners, gaining valuable experience, liaising with clients and providing general administration support to the team. You must have a good work ethic and must be able to demonstrate a work history throughout your studies, (this does not have to be in law), as well as possessing an eye for detail.

Graduate / Trainee Sales Executive Legal Software

  • Enfield, Middlesex
  • £20000 - £23000 per annum
  • Permanent
Posted 16 days ago

This company is a marketleader in the provision of legal software solutions including, casemanagement and accounts software. They serve large and small practices in both the private and public sectors. They are looking for Sales Graduates or Trainees with a years experience in B2B sales (not retail). You will be enthusiastic and proactive, seeking to build your career by establishing and nurturing client relationships. Selling a solution requires good listening skills and an ability to gain a full understanding of the issues their clients are facing before you begin the sales process. You will work within the Sales team but be part of a wider team who implement your sale and make it happen, so your ability to build relationships and understand the role of others is key to your success within the company. The sales cycle can take several months so maintaining positive and proactive contact with clients will be crucial to the process and future sales. To fulfill this role, you will possess a genuine interest in computers and sales or have experience of a working environment selling software or hardwarebased solutions. This role will also include lead generation, making appointments and supporting senior sales managers. The more you learn about this company and their software, the more you will gain confidence to attend appointments and meet clients facetoface. Full training will be given to the right candidates and they look forward to working with you as your career progresses. Benefits: After qualifying period: Private health care Commission Pension Increasing holiday entitlement Free Parking Fun working environment

Private Client Legal Assistant (LPC Graduate)

  • Stockport
  • £17000 per annum, Benefits:Benefits Package
  • Permanent
Posted 19 days ago

Private Client Legal Assistant (LPC Graduate). A brand new opportunity for a LPC graduate to join a Stockport based well respected law firm within the Private Client department dealing with wills, trusts and probate. You must have either completed or coming to the end of your LPC and have a keen interest on the private client side. The firm offer internal training contracts and great progression within the firm. This is an entry level role however my client is looking for someone who has proven customer service experience and have a proven work history throughout studies. The firm are offering a great opportunity to join them at entry level initially providing support to the fee earners within the team, general administration support, updating the case management system, liaising with clients, and preparing bundles. For more information on this role please contact Gemma Taylor. ##### ######.

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