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Paralegal (Court of Protection)

| PARALEGAL |

| £16,000 - £18,000 PER ANNUM |

| EDWALTON|

Our client is seeking to appoint a Paralegal to join their team! You will posses a Law Degree and experience within a similar position. You will be highly organised with strong time management skills and work well to deadlines. You will also have a fantastic telephone manner and be happy with a varied role as part of your every day!

Responsibilities:

  • Diary management
  • Booking appointments
  • Answering the telephone
  • Taking minutes & general audio-dictation
  • Drafting annual deputyship reports
  • Monitoring direct payment accounts and completing audits of the same
  • Management of payroll for support workers
  • Collating tax documentation for submission to HMRC for client self-assessment
  • Preparing files for costing and assessment
  • Sourcing and arranging insurances including public liability, household and vehicle

Skills/Attributes/Experience:

  • A Law degree is ESSENTIAL
  • Experience within a similar position is ESSENTIAL
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly organised
  • Excellent telephone manner

Please only apply for this position if you can evidence, on your CV, the essential elements of the post.

Should this not be the case, you will only receive an automatically generated email response to your application with no further communication.

*This advert will stay live until the successful candidate starts the role and will be deleted at that point. Occasionally, old adverts will be pulled across to job boards we do not advertise on and therefore are not deleted when we remove our own advert. Please cross-reference with the Elizabeth Michael website to familiarise yourself with our up to date vacancies.*

Dispute Resolution and Employment Lawyer

| DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND EMPLOYMENT LAWYER |

| LOUGHBOROUGH, LEICESTER |

| £30,000 - £40,000 PER ANNUM, DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE |

| MONDAY - FRIDAY 9.00AM - 5.00PM |

Our client is seeking an experienced Dispute Resolution and Employment Lawyer who will take on and have the drive to build an existing caseload. You will have excellent verbal and written skills and have the ability to work with other departments on cross referring business. You will have flexibility and organisation of time and your own workload.

Responsibilities:

  • To take on and build an existing case-load
  • Commercial litigation e.g. property disputes, contract claims, partnership / shareholder disputes
  • Civil litigation which includes contract claims, contentious probate, boundary disputes
  • Employment law work for both employers and employees
  • Contentious issues, unfair dismissal, discrimination claims, redundancy exercises, settlement agreements
  • Non-contentious issues e.g. drafting employment contracts and policies

Skills/Attributes/Experience:

  • Business development and networking skills
  • Enthusiasm and drive to develop caseload
  • Commercial awareness
  • Excellent client care skills
  • Ability to work with other departments on cross referring business
  • Communication (verbal and written)
  • Legal and procedural knowledge

Please only apply for this position if you can evidence, on your CV, the essential elements of the post.

Should this not be the case, you will only receive an automatically generated email response to your application with no further communication.

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