Legal PA/Paralegal - This Legal PA/Paralegal role is based in Reading and is working for a leading law firm within their personal injury and industrial disease department. The Legal PA/Paralegal will provide
a full PA secretarial service (typing, telephone and administration assistance) supporting the Team Leader in the management of their caseload and team.
The successful Legal P/Paralegal will also assist with setting up and progressing cases and taking responsibility for elements of chargeable work as required. Assisting other teams where necessary.
This role includes but is not limited to the following:-
·Typing of correspondence, documents, bills etc
·Typing reports, file notes and attendance notes
·Updating Excel spreadsheets
·Provide a comprehensive general administration service to the team
·Filing of incoming and outgoing post and correspondence
·Opening and closing client files
·Carrying out searches or company tracing
·Arranging medical appointments, chasing of medical reports, appointments and cheques
Skills and qualifications
·Excellent and accurate keyboard skills, with a minimum of 60wpm typing speed
·Good working knowledge of various applications – legis, excel, word, outlook, digital dictation (powerpoint helpful but not a necessity)
·To maintain confidentiality at all times.
·Maintain high standards, setting and achieving goals
·Excellent presentation skills, taking care and attention in all correspondence and documentation
·Positive attitude and keen to learn
·Excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
·Knowledge of personal injury or litigation an advantage
The Legal PA/Paralegal role is full time - Monday to Friday 9 to 5.30pm. salary to £26,000