LEGAL ASSISTANT

Job Description

Salary: Competitive

Eventus Legal is currently seeking an experienced Legal Assistant to join a reputable, multi-service law firm based in their Lancaster office. This is a full-time, permanent job but part-time hours equivalent to four days can be considered. You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and additional benefits including a 25 day holiday allowance plus bank holidays along with sickness benefits. Role Responsibilities The incoming Legal Assistant will be a key member of the committed and highly regarded law firm, providing dedicated support to the Family department who deal with both publicly and privately funded family matters. The day-to-day responsibilities for the Legal Assistant include: * Opening and closing files * Carrying out ID checks * Diary management * Arranging appointments for clients * Providing outstanding client care * Preparing invoices * Legal Aid applications * General administration including filing, scanning and photocopying Person Specification Applications are sought from candidates who are seeking a Legal Assistant opportunity and have experience working in a professional office. Previous experience working in a law firm is advantageous but not essential. To be considered for this job you will also be able to demonstrate the following qualities: * Outstanding client service skills * Excellent communication skills with a professional telephone manner * Organised with a keen eye for detail * Exceptional administration and IT capabilities * Collaborative team player * Proactive * Ability to prioritise workload Benefits and Rewards This job role represents a fantastic opportunity for a Legal Assistant or Paralegal in the Lancaster area who is eager to join a highly reputable and successful law firm. In addition to a competitive salary, other benefits include: * 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays * Enhanced sickness benefits This job is in the Lancaster office and easily commutable from Morecambe, Carnforth, Kendal, Preston and surrounding areas. About the Company Having worked closely with this law firm and making multiple visits to their offices, I can attest firsthand to its merits as an outstanding workplace, guided by an exceptional leadership team. They have excellent staff retention with many team members being with the firm for several years, a testament to their nurturing and supportive working environment. Renowned for their outstanding client service my client provides a comprehensive range of legal services catering to the needs of clients in the Lancashire area, particularly in family, property and private client law. Beyond their professional commitments, the firm actively engages with the local community in Lancashire, regularly participating in charitable fundraising events and contributing positively to the local area. Next Steps Apply now to be considered for this career-enhancing opportunity. Alternatively, if this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact Nikki Phillips at the Eventus Recruitment Group. The Eventus Recruitment Group are award-winning recruitment specialists operating in the Legal, HR, Finance and Accountancy sectors across the UK. Please note that the years’ experience and/or salary listed in our advertisements are a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who can demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances. Our privacy policy can be found at the bottom of our website

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