T. A. Matthews, Solicitors Ltd
Purpose of the role:
Represent clients in civil litigation and other legal proceedings, draw up legal documents, or manage or advise clients on legal transactions. May specialise in a single area or may practice broadly in many areas of law.
Conduct of matters for clients
Deal with other legal matters as required.
Ensure the positive representation of the firm in all dealings with clients and others
Ensure compliance with quality control procedures when working on all matters.
Arbitrate disputes between parties to resolve legal conflicts.
Draft legislation or regulations.
Evaluate information related to legal matters in public or personal records.
Identify implications for cases from legal precedents or other legal information.
Interview claimants to get information related to legal proceedings.
Meet with individuals involved in legal processes to provide information and clarify
Prepare documentation of legal proceedings.
Prepare legal documents.
Provide legal advice to clients.
Represent the interests of clients in legal proceedings.
Responding to enquiries from new and current clients vial email, letter and telephone
Progressing files as prompt as possible to conclusion
Conducting files from start to finish in a timely manner
Ensuring all due diligence checks are carried out on all files
Attend relevant networking events to engage with our clients/the community and promote our services
Manage and maintain the department database
Ensure that key dates and deadlines are met.
Support other departments in matters of a litigious nature
Ensure an understanding of the importance of confidentiality is applied when undertaking all duties
Abide by T. A. Matthews, policies on Health and Safety and Equality and Diversity
Perform other duties occasionally, which are not included in the above, which will be consistent with the role.
Plan, prioritise and organise own workload within established time scale
Take responsibility of achieving set targets
Ensure the department operates efficiently and effectively
Produce updates/reports as and when required
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
3 years PQE
Significant experience to manage own case load with little supervision
Customer Service, Communication and Team Working
Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with a wide range of people
Planning, Analysis and Problem Solving
Ability to plan, prioritise and organise own workload within established time scales
Willingness to undertake further training and development
Salary completely negotiable dependant on experience.
Your working week will be 4 or 5 days per week, to be discussed at interview.