Role: Paralegal or Legal Assistant

Department: Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Office: Romsey (flexible)

Our Litigation and Dispute Resolution department is expanding and we are currently recruiting for a Paralegal or Legal Assistant to join us.  Working within a proactive team, you will be assisting the lawyers in the department, dealing with a varied case load of civil and commercial litigation files, including breach of contract claims, possession claims, landlord and tenant matters, boundary disputes, Inheritance Act claims and contentious probate matters.

The candidates

The right person for the role will be able to demonstrate the following qualifications and skills:

  • Attention to detail
  • Audio typing experience
  • Understanding of case management system
  • Knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules (not essential)
  • Numerically competent
  • Highly organised
  • Confident in dealing with clients and other professionals
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Use own initiative
  • Willingness to learn

Ideally, you will have some experience of litigation, the civil court process and Civil Procedure Rules, but this is not essential.  There will be opportunities for progression for the right candidate with the opportunity to build your own case load.

The roles

The key responsibilities for this role will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Dealing with new enquiries
  • Opening and closing files and other file administration
  • Preparing initial letters
  • Client liaison
  • Diary management
  • Audio typing
  • Preparing court forms
  • Assisting with drafting and preparing witness statements
  • Preparing court bundles
  • Assisting fee earners with case management

We feel it is important that our employees have a good work/life balance and so while your working hours will be 9am until 5.30pm, we offer all of our employees an agile working approach.

Why Parker Bullen?

Here at Parker Bullen, we offer our employees not only a role, but a place where they can feel comfortable each and every day when they come to work, a place where they can grow in their career and a place where they will be heard.  We offer a variety of benefits to our employees, which you can read more about on our Life at Parker Bullen page.

For all enquiries or to apply, email your CV to Debbie Sansome; moc.n1709422056ellub1709422056rekra1709422056p@emo1709422056snas.1709422056eibbe1709422056d1709422056.