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Title: Paralegal
Department: Commercial Paralegal
Location: Manchester, United Kingdom
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £26,500 per annum
Job Type: Full time, permanent
Location: Manchester
An opportunity has arisen for a Paralegal to join the Commercial Division of JMR Solicitors Limited Offices, provide administrative support to the partners and senior fee earners and undertake certain elements of fee earning under supervision.
Entry Requirements:
The successful candidate must hold an internationally recognised law degree and have an experience of two years of working in a law firm and at least 2 year experience in handling commercial matters.
Required Experience:
• Strong IT skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
• Excellent communication skills
• Great attention to detail
• Ability to work as a team and independently as required
• Motivated, well organised, flexible with a can-do attitude
• Ability to deal with competing priorities to meet deadlines and the ability to work under pressure
Responsibilities and Duties:
• Attending clients, taking instructions and preparing cases under supervision;
• Generating suitable client care correspondence;
• Preparing draft documents including lease’s and processing evidence;
• Carrying out client work as allocated by the fee-earners;
• Opening and maintaining files to expected standards;
• Deputising for the fee earners in their absence, passing urgent issues to other senior fee-earners for guidance;
• Undergoing such training as might be appropriate for the role;
• Implementing any recommendations made by supervisor following monthly file reviews and ensuring these are dealt with promptly;
• Providing academic and technical legal input for the preparation of legal templates, articles and other marketing materials;
• Monitoring legal developments, in particular, laws, regulations and case laws;
• Receiving and making telephone calls to and in relation to clients and attend upon clients as directed;
• Assisting with casework including dealing with a range of commercial matters.
Required Skills:
• The confidence and the ability to react to change whilst working within a pressurised environment.
• Good organisational, time management and IT skills.
• Dynamic approach to be able to work individually and within a collective team environment.
• Possess excellent communication skills, internal and external, written and vocal.
• High level of accuracy and very strong attention to detail, a target-driven personality.
Next Steps:
• If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please apply with your CV highlighting your relevant skills in relation to the above criteria.
• If your application is successful, a member of JMR Solicitors Limited will be in contact to arrange a formal interview.
• To find out more, please contact JMR Solicitors.
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    English – Expert
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  • Salary
    £26,500 yearly

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JMR is a fast-paced law firm that requires an experienced Solicitor to manage a caseload of predominantly Civil litigation work. The successful candidate will also be managing cases that include some Commercial and Corporate work.

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