Legal Support Assistant - Law Firm - Belfast / Hybrid - 28k

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be assisting a leading law firm in Belfast City Centre with the recruitment of a Legal Assistant.

This firm has a fantastic reputation and is renowned to be one of the best working environments in the UK for Legal Professionals.

This role is based in the firm's Belfast City Centre office (Monday - Friday) - Hybrid working after training is completed.


£23,000 - £28,000 (Fully negotiable) - highly competitive rate of pay (Negotiable) + Great benefits & Flexibility on working hours...


  • Assisting in the pro-active handling of cases as directed by the designated legal adviser(s). Such handling may include:
  • liaising with clients
  • instructing agents for hearings;
  • drafting documents / correspondence to progress the case for consideration by the designated legal adviser;
  • processing documents that are received from other parties including billing, cheques, Court orders etc. as directed by the designated legal adviser(s);
  • Document creation - utilising case management systems to generate correspondence that attracts chargeable time.
  • Monitor work and ensure compliance with service standards and ISO Procedures.
  • Assist in the provision of client related management information, collation, administration and reporting...
  • Process correspondence and documents for respective Legal Adviser / Partner, liaising with other PAs, Administration Assistants and the Secretarial Manager.
  • To undertake various duties which may include the following:
  • Arranging meetings and conference calls as and when necessary;
  • Maintaining Legal Advisers / Partners diary and follow up system;

The Ideal Person

  • Relevant Legal Experience
  • Strong communication skills and desire to assist others.
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills

For further information on this vacancy, or any other job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please Apply via the link below or contact Jack Groves via Vanrath in the strictest confidence.

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