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Legal Assistant - Taunton

Taunton, Somerset
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
Acorn Recruitment is working with their client, a law firm with an outstanding reputation of providing an excellent service, to recruit for a Legal Assistant to assist their Personal Injury Team.Duties will include but not be limited to: Preparing draft letters of claim Taking initial instructions from clients Preparing draft witness statements Diarising and ensuring compliance with court timetables Liaising with external experts, legal counsel, clients Answering general enquiries as required Attending conferences with counsel in person or on the phone Drafting witness statements regarding liability and quantum Researching quantum and other issues as required Preparing court documents including claim forms, schedules of loss, particulars of claim, lists of documents etc. Instructing and briefing counsel Other Legal Assistant activities as directedThe successful candidate will have the following attributes: Experienced Legal Assistant position (At least a Grade B Fee earner) Good knowledge of legal practice with good an understanding/ experience of the MOJ portal, litigation and the Civil Procedure Rules Excellent time management and organisational skills and the ability to work under pressure Compassion and empathy An analytical brain Excellent communication skillsIn return will be a highly competitive salary, good work life balance and definite progression for the right person.Please apply here, or contact to instigate a confidential discussion.Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.
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  • Job Reference: 702711188-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Acorn Recruitment And Training
    Acorn Recruitment And Training
  • Location: Taunton, Somerset
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal
  • Job Type: Permanent