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Blake and Blake Recruitment

Job Title:
Legal Secretary - Private Client
Wednesday 20th June 2018
Sunday 19th August 2018
Up to £23,000

Do you have some experience of working within a private client department and are now ready to change firms?

Our client, who has a number of offices around the UK, is currently seeking a Legal Secretary/Paralegal to join their Bristol Private Client team. The majority of your working week will be spent in their Henleaze off and occasionally you will be asked to support professionals in their central Bristol office.

Day to day the role will involve:

  • To assist fee earners with the delivery of accurate and timely administration of estates
  • To open files, and to assist in progress the administration of estates
  • To become familiar with, and to operate all procedures concerning the opening of files, the use of precedents and the use of any document or case management system required of fee earners
  • To assist with the production of Wills and Powers of Attorney
  • To assist fee earners at all levels with tasks delegated by the supervisor; eg: help with letters & reports to clients and help with drafting documents
  • To assist in the day-to-day running of files
  • To contribute where appropriate, as part of a department or section work team, in the development of marketing, cross-selling, quality and operational issues and to introduce clients to the firm wherever possible
  • To be a ‘team player’ in terms of the workgroup, department and where appropriate to the Firm as a whole.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has relevant departmental experience and would like to work for a well respected firm. The department is quite large - over 40 individuals, so you will work alongside other secretaries and paralegals to produce the highest quality of work. You will also have good IT skills, knowledge of any Case Management system and ideally experience of drafting power of attorney documents and wills. 

If this role sounds of interest then please submit your CV via the portal, or contact the Blake and Blake office for more information. 

Recruiter information:
Blake and Blake Recruitment
High St, Bristol, Bristol, Bs1 2aw, uk

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