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    Legal Assistant - Criminal Defence

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Criminal Defence
  • Location: Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
  • Salary: £16500 - £19500 per annum
  • Date posted: 19/08/2019
  • Job reference: 41169_1566225891

Legal Assistant - Criminal Defence

Sunderland

Salary Negotiable

My client is a leading North East Based law firm. They have an established history of over 20 years and an excellent reputation for offering high quality service both locally as well as nationally and are now seeking an experienced Legal Assistant to join their established Criminal Defence team.

The Role

The below is a guide the day to day requirements but isn't limited to the following.

  • providing efficient and effective support to Partners / Fee Earners
  • typing and using a case management system to produce documents including letters, forms
  • liaising directly with clients and other professionals; making appointments and managing diaries
  • assisting with post, photocopying, scanning, filing and file management
  • undertaking administrative tasks including document sorting, preparing bills, Court Bundles
  • and collating information
  • meeting with Clients and first interviews

The Candidate

We require a self-motivated, highly organised and enthusiastic individual who can work quickly and accurately often within tight timescales with minimal supervision. Previous experience in a similar role would be desirable.

You will need to be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications (including basic excel) and be confident in creating, amending and formatting large complicated documents. Knowledge of Case Management and Digital Dictation systems is desirable.

If this is a role that sounds of interest to you, please send your CV across to Simon at Clayton Legal on the link provided or alternatively call Clayton Legal to enquire about other opportunities. Please ensure before applying you have the prerequisite experience outlined above

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