Legal Assistant

Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: PA & Business Support
Salary: Up to £17400 per annum
REF: BBBH223810_1531149396

Legal Assistant


Develop to a Paralegal

Top law firm

Dispute Resolution


This leading law firm is looking for a Legal Assistant to join their Watford office in the Dispute Resolution team. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for an opportunity to join a large law firm and get a foot in the door into the legal world.


Duties required for this position are:


  • 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 the 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 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


To be successful in your application you will need to be:


  • Hold a law degree
  • Have at least 6 months' experience as a legal assistant perhaps in a smaller environment or strong work experience in a top 100 law firms
  • Enthusiastic and professional approach to work
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Looking for an opportunity to start progressing in your legal career


This is a fantastic opportunity to gain a foot in the door within a law firm and may progress to a training contract so if this role sounds like you apply now!