Legal Assistant (6 MONTH FTC)

Job Description

Salary: Competitive

What are we looking for? 

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and proactive individual to join Moore Barlow on a 6-month fixed-term contract to work on a project within our Private Wealth team. You’ll be working with and learning from some brilliant and highly recognised Partners and Solicitors in this specialist area of law. 

The focus of this role is to provide administrative support to the Private Wealth team helping register all existing trusts within the firm. This role is quite varied and very much a team role working collaboratively with others. We’re happy to invest time into someone, so you will be fully trained up and will have continued support from the team. 

The successful candidate will have high attention to detail, strong communication skills and the ability to work well within a team. We’re not necessarily looking for someone with previous experience in a similar role, we’re very keen on someone confident who is willing to learn and happy to get stuck in. This is an excellent opportunity for you to start out your legal career and gain valuable skills within a reputable law firm. 

Key responsibilities 

  • Dealing with the changes in regulations for registering all trusts
  • Going through various trust documents and deeds, identifying trusts
  • Corresponding with relevant fee earners and supporting the team
  • Accurately entering information onto the HMRC database
  • Regularly liaising with clients over the phone and via email
  • Working towards project deadlines 

Who we are

Welcome to Moore Barlow, a progressive and people-orientated Law firm with over 450 dedicated professionals including 70 Partners and 272 Lawyers who focus on delivering exceptional services for three groups of people: Individuals & FamiliesEntrepreneurial Businesses & Organisations and Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence.

We’ve also won awards! Named as one of the Top 200 Law Firms in the UK in The Times Best Law Firms 2021 list, we have also been widely recognised in Legal 500 UK 2021, the UK’s leading guide to Law Firms, as 11 of our practise areas have been ranked Top Tier.

What we can offer

Our culture is open, diverse and inclusive; it’s an environment of belonging, where people can thrive and be the best version of themselves. We strive to nurture our people and offer enjoyable, fulfilling and sustainable careers. This includes providing the best training, great pay and rewards and more control over work life balance through flexible working patterns.

We also offer great benefits including 28 days annual leave, private medical insurance, income protection, life assurance and a generous pension scheme. For most of our roles we are also offering a hybrid or flexible way of working. 

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