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Jazz Personnel

Job Title:
Legal Assistant (Wills and Probate)
Wednesday 18th July 2018
Sunday 16th September 2018
North Shields
£15,000 - £20,000

Are you an experienced Legal Assistant looking for a new challenge?

Jazz Personnel have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Legal Assistant to join our client, an established law firm that has served Tyneside for over 100 years.

The primary function of this role is to manage the wills and probate department, providing secretarial and clerical support.


– Liaising with clients both in person and over the telephone in a professional and friendly manner ensuring the firm’s commitment to client care

– Preparation of correspondence and documents by Audio Typing / Digital Dictation, Word Processing

– Maintaining up to date time records as appropriate

– Maintaining diaries and making appointments as and when required

– Daily filing including file opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files

– Ensuring confidentiality of the firm’s clients and associated documentation and information

- Completing LPA's


– Previous Legal Assistant experience working within wills and probate

- Previous LPA experience is desirable

– Polite and Professional

– Proficient in Word Processing & Audio Typing accurately

– Able to work as part of a team and under pressure

– Computer literate (Microsoft Office, Word, Excel etc.)


– Salary, Negotiable, DOE

– Working hours – Monday to Friday, Negotiable (part time or full time) 9am till 5pm, with 1 hour lunch

– Full contributory pension scheme

– 28 days holiday including statutory and paid leave during closure over the xmas period

If you think you’re suited to this role please don’t hesitate to apply.

Recruiter information:
Jazz Personnel
Recruitment / Consulting
Boho Six, Linthorpe Road, Middlesbrough, Cleveland, TS1 1RE, United Kingdom

Jazz Personnel is an innovative, legal business support recruitment consultancy with an emphasis on quality of opportunity for candidates and excellence in our offer to clients.

With offices in the North East & South East, we listen and learn from our clients and candidates in order to continually develop and enhance our service delivery, responding to their needs. This commitment together with a relentless work ethic will ensure a progressive quality service which encompasses all of our work.

Integrity is vital to our operations and our services are open, transparent, detailed and designed to deliver an excellent customer experience with exceptional results.

Our passion is for delivering excellence in recruitment outcomes.


The go-to resource for legal business support talent in the UK.

We specialise in matching the best legal secretarial and business support staff with leading law firms across the country. People are a business’ most important asset, which is why we work closely with all of our candidates and clients to ensure a perfect fit.


When it comes to business technology, we’re at the forefront of innovation, making our recruitment process simple, effective and streamlined. For this reason, we continue to invest in the latest recruitment software on the market, together with leading candidate sourcing, job posting and applicant tracking software. We also reach out and engage with our candidates, clients and followers on social media channels.


We share the latest news from the legal sector on our blog and social media, enabling candidates and clients to remain up-to-date with important developments and trends. Our consultants are some of the most experienced in the business, and always make informed decisions when it comes to placing people in workplaces.


As a fast-growing consultancy, we know a thing or two about ambition. We began our journey in 2016 with a clear vision; to provide a truly bespoke and personal service to our candidates and clients. Since then, we’ve worked tirelessly to build lasting relationships with law firms and to help further the careers of our candidates. Our reputation has enabled us to develop from a regional to a UK-wide recruitment agency.

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