2 Paralegal positions within the Wills, Trusts and Probate Department for Jackson Lees, one at West Kirby branch and one at Walker House branch in Liverpool


KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

1              To assist the Head of Department/Fee Earner responsible for the West Wirral offices on his/her cases by carrying out research, drafting documentation, liaising with clients and third parties and providing first rate legal advice to client

2              Where appropriate, to attend or lead client meetings in order to progress cases

3              To charge the rate defined by the (Management Board / Head of Department / Courts) for services

4              To ensure that the firm’s policies and procedures and those laid out by regulatory bodies such as the Solicitors Regulation Authority are complied with fully at all times

5              To actively promote the firm and all its service in order to attract new business

6              To nurture relationships with existing clients in order to maintain and develop work

7              To contribute towards the effective management of risk by carrying out regular risk assessments on all matters, efficient file management and by providing excellent client care

8              To actively participate in departmental meetings, suggesting improvements to our services where appropriate

9              To ensure that all work undertaken is appropriate to workload and level of knowledge and experience, systematically informing the Head of Department/ Fee Earner with responsibility for the West Wirral offices of any concerns and referring work which can be carried out more effectively or efficiently by another fee earner

10           To actively assist other members of the department where appropriate, notably in providing cover for holidays etc

11           To endeavour to improve knowledge and skills where appropriate

12           To keep accurate and up to date records of time, money, bills etc

13           To disclose any claims and complaints or potential complaints promptly

The Jackson Lees Group is an award-winning, forward-thinking law firm in the North West with one common mission; to make a positive difference through the practice of law.

The Group provides a full-service legal solution to personal and commercial clients. With over 240 committed employees spanning over six offices, the Jackson Lees Group has a wide range of expertise to support you with your legal need.

What we would like from you: qualifications & experience:

–              Good communication skills

–              Knowledge of the Wills Trusts & Estates practice area

–              Time management

–              Marketing and commercial awareness

–              Trustworthiness

What we offer you i.e. training, career path, promotional prospects:

We are committed to the development of our staff and always seek to nurture talent and promote from within.

How to apply: Please send a CV and cover letter to recruitment@jacksonlees.co.uk

Closing date for applications: Friday 20th July 2018