Legal Assistant

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: PA & Business Support
Salary: £16000.00 - £165000.00 per annum
REF: HQ00074472_1507740968
*Legal Assistant
*£25,000 to £30,000
*Global Law Firm

This global law firm are looking for a Legal Assistant to join their Watford offices and join the Banking and Finance practice to play a key role in supporting clients in relation to mortgage repossession and ensuring cases are progressed to the expected time scale and costs estimate.

As the Legal Assistant you will play a vital role and gain experience in:
*Support Paralegals in all aspects of their work and responsibilities to operate at optimum efficiency at all times
*File documents and maintain the filing systems, including the timely and efficient archiving and retrieval of files
*To ensure the confidentiality and security of all practice and client documentation and information
*To process new instructions using the case management system and generate formal demands and default notices
*To carry out searches and issue court proceedings using case management system
*To book agents to attend court hearings and to notify all parties
*To prepare witness statements and instruct agents to attend court hearings
*To set up evictions using case management system
*To maintain diary entries and status notes on the case management system
*To undertake any other ad hoc duties as requested, including the timely completion of various spreadsheets and statistics

Required experience:
*Law degree or equivalent
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
*Excellent literacy skills
*Good IT skills
*Ability to take responsibility for own work
*Dedicated to exceptional client service

If this role sounds like it would be a great fit for you, click apply now!