Paralegal Funds - Dispute Resolution

Job Reference: 54/591/ELG0818
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Jersey

This role is to provide a comprehensive and confidential paralegal support service to the Dispute Resolution Team. Duties are to meet agreed target chargeable hours by way of client communication; screen incoming telephone calls; arrange and set up conference and outgoing calls; assist with budgets, WIP,  and aged debt reporting; undertake searches; draft and amend simple legal documents, notarial certificates and correspondence and prepare conveyance documents and plans for presentation in Court; ensure new client matters accurately set up in client accounting and database system, including research to satisfy CDD requirements; maintain and amend client records and contact names; ensure files up to date when active and  closed/archived once the matter is concluded; undertake client specific BD arrangements and manage communications with clients accordingly and in conjunction with Partners/other fee earners; actively participate in team meetings and social events; trial new initiatives

Previous legal experience within a Paralegal role or through relevant studies (LLB/GDL/LPC) is required, along with an appetite to progress on to the Trainee Solicitor programme and experience/understanding of Time Entry principles to manage targeted chargeable hours; accuracy and attention to detail; proficiency in Word/Outlook and a working knowledge of Excel; administrative and document management experience; superior organisation, administration and communication skills; ability to efficiently manage own time and prioritise workflow; ability to adapt to the continual roll-out of innovative tools and processes; supportive of and able to demonstrate agile and flexible working.

Five years continuous residence in Jersey required.

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