Legal Assistant : Business Services

Job Description

Legal Assistant : Business Services

An award winning, LEXCEL accredited law firm based in Hertfordshire, are seeking a Legal Assistant, to join their Business Services team and provide administrative and fee earning assistance on a varied case load of employment and company/commercial matters.

Duties include:

  • Maintaining control of the Solicitor`s caseload to ensure…



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Legal Assistant : Business Services

An award winning, LEXCEL accredited law firm based in Hertfordshire, are seeking a Legal Assistant, to join their Business Services team and provide administrative and fee earning assistance on a varied case load of employment and company/commercial matters.

Duties include:

  • Maintaining control of the Solicitor`s caseload to ensure that standards of matter conduct, file management, administration, time-recording and accounting are maintained at all times
  • Assist Solicitor to bill all matters promptly and accurately
  • Dealing with disclosure
  • Preparing trial bundles
  • Preparing instructions to counsel
  • Drafting PLC documents such as employment contracts, policies and settlement agreements
  • Preparing completion ‘bibles` on transactional matters
  • Drafting Board Minutes
  • Preparing completion documents such as stock transfer forms and powers of attorney
  • Drafting simple terms and conditions


Desired skills & attributes:

  • Legal qualification such as LLB or GDL/CPE is essential
  • Previous paralegal experience in a commercial area of law would be preferable
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer Literacy in relevant software packages
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good time keeping
  • Initiative
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Ability to follow instructions given


This is an exciting opportunity to join a law firm committed to progressing and developing their staff to achieve their full potential.

This role would suit someone who is looking to undertake a training contract or is looking to gain further experience before embarking on further legal studies.

Job Description

Legal Assistant : Business Services

An award winning, LEXCEL accredited law firm based in Hertfordshire, are seeking a Legal Assistant, to join their Business Services team and provide administrative and fee earning assistance on a varied case load of employment and company/commercial matters.

Duties include:

  • Maintaining control of the Solicitor`s caseload to ensure that standards of matter conduct, file management, administration, time-recording and accounting are maintained at all times
  • Assist Solicitor to bill all matters promptly and accurately
  • Dealing with disclosure
  • Preparing trial bundles
  • Preparing instructions to counsel
  • Drafting PLC documents such as employment contracts, policies and settlement agreements
  • Preparing completion ‘bibles` on transactional matters
  • Drafting Board Minutes
  • Preparing completion documents such as stock transfer forms and powers of attorney
  • Drafting simple terms and conditions


Desired skills & attributes:

  • Legal qualification such as LLB or GDL/CPE is essential
  • Previous paralegal experience in a commercial area of law would be preferable
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer Literacy in relevant software packages
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good time keeping
  • Initiative
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Ability to follow instructions given


This is an exciting opportunity to join a law firm committed to progressing and developing their staff to achieve their full potential.

This role would suit someone who is looking to undertake a training contract or is looking to gain further experience before embarking on further legal studies.

Job Summary

Location: St Albans
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
Date: 6th February 2019

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Job Summary

Location: St Albans
Contract Type: Permanent
Sector: Law
Division: Legal Support
6th February 2019

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