Paralegal - Dispute Resolution
Royds Withy King
Midland Bridge House, GB
5d ago

We are currently recruiting for a Paralegal in our Bath office to join the Dispute Resolution team. In this team you will provide an important link between the client and the firm, having responsibility for aspects of file management, under supervision.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage aspects of files that are managed by qualified lawyers and carry out simple, routine tasks
  • Under take legal processes, under supervision.
  • All administrative duties associated with this role.
  • Draft legal documents using appropriate precedents and templates which address all relevant legal and factual issues and accurately reflect the client’s instructions
  • Undertake effective legal research, using appropriate methods and sourcing, presenting the results accurately and clearly
  • Support fee earners to prepare for BD & marketing activities
  • Attend RWK BD events where appropriate
  • Take an active part in promoting the firm through Social media channels such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook
  • Begin to build business relationships with 3rd parties under supervision (e.g agents, referrers, experts), responding to enquiries and building a good rapport
  • Begin to build a network and profile internally within the firm
  • Build relationships with the team and liaise regularly with other departments and the business services team, building mutually beneficial relationships
  • Work as an effective team member, providing support where required, aligned to peaks in workload
  • Attend all relevant training and apply learning to improve performance and develop in your role
  • Time record all work
  • Input into procedural changes, making suggestions for improvement and efficiencies. Take ownership of projects where appropriate
  • Skills, Experience and Attributes

    Legal qualifications (LLB or CILEx) - Desirable

    Previous experience within a legal support or administrative role - Desirable

    Excellent organisation capability with the ability to effectively prioritise - Essential

    Solid understanding of Microsoft Office suite and other relevant IT platforms - Essential

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