Probate Legal Secretary/Paralegal

Location

Worthing

Description

Legal Secretary/Paralegal

GWCA Solicitors provide legal services for individuals and businesses, with offices in Arundel, Broadwater, Goring, Hove, Lancing Rustington, Steyning and Worthing.

We take pride in always offering a professional service.

Due to growth, we have a position for a Probate Secretary/Paralegal within one of our branches in Worthing.

Role:

To undertake wills and probate work providing support to solicitors in the team in running their caseload

To have responsibility for your own caseload as agreed between you and the Head of Department

To uphold exceptional standards of quality and client care Key

Activities

Client Care & File Management

Advise, assist, and represent clients, always maintaining an exceptionally high standard of client care.

Balance the demands of your clients/caseload and non-casework responsibilities, ensuring you meet any deadlines set.

Adhere to all file and case management policies and procedures.

Roles and Responsibilities

Prepare correspondence and documents through digital dictation, word processing and be IT literate, able to work as part of a team but also under your own initiative.

The role involves working for one fee earner and supporting them by performing various administrative duties. These include typing legal documents and correspondence, answering the phones, organising diaries, maintaining organised files, communicating with clients, and answering simple enquiries.

Administer filing which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the office manual.

Prepare mail and enclosures for dispatch.

Making appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain an up-to-date diary for their (his/her) principal.

Flexible to cover other legal secretaries around the business.

Benefits

20 Days holiday, (rising to 25 days after 2 years’ service) Birthday Day off, Eyecare scheme, Christmas shutdown, Long Service Awards.

To Apply

If you are interested in this position, please send a covering letter and your CV to hr@gwca.co.uk