Legal Jobs in Guernsey

Paralegal (Dispute Resolution)

Job Ref: LF 20694
Posted: 2018-12-06
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Our client, one of the leading offshore providers of legal and administration services, is seeking to recruit a Paralegal for their Dispute Resolutions Department.

Location

Guernsey, Channel Islands

Responsibilities

To meet an agreed target chargeable hours per day/week by way of client communication, various research and drafting simple legal documents.
Screen incoming telephone calls.
Taking and relaying accurate messages where necessary.
Where appropriate, arrange and set up conference and outgoing calls for the team.
Assisting the team with team-specific financials and matter management e.g. budgets, WIP, aged debt reporting.
Undertaking searches at Partner(s) request at an agreed chargeable rate.
Draft and amending simple legal documents, notarial certificates and correspondence and preparing conveyance documents and plans for presentation in court at Partner(s) request and in line with your agreed chargeable rate.
Primary line of communication between Partner(s) and Client.
Primary contact for team-specific legal and business services queries as the embedded team support.
Delegating administration tasks received from the Partner(s) and team as per the specific team workflow model.
Utilise all of the services provided by the Global Support Team.
Ensure that all new client matters are accurately set up in the client accounting and database system, including research to satisfy due diligence requirements.
Maintain and amend client records and contact names.
Ensure files are kept up to date (including filing of emails and correspondence) when active and that files are closed and/ or archived once the matter is concluded.
Undertake and manage client specific BD arrangements for Partners.
Provide complete assistance to fee-earners and clients regarding various legal issues.
Identify and retrieve information necessary to support legal decision-making.
Such other duties as the firm may reasonably require from time to time.
Leading the way with innovation, technology and tools by supporting and trialing new initiatives.

Skills / Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have legal experience or relevant legal studies complete (LLB, GDD,LPC), previous experience of Time Entry principles to fully manage own targeted chargeable hours and Administrative and document management experience. This role will suit someone proficient in Word, Outlook and Excel, with superior organisation, administration and communications skills who is able to manage their own time effectively and adapt to the continual roll out of innovative tools and processes and is supportive of and able to demonstrate agile and flexible working in a confidential manner.

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