ACS are recruiting for a Paralegal to join the Wills, Trust and Probate department of a firm of solicitors in Liverpool.

Duties will include, but not be limited to,

  • To provide first rate legal advice to clients;
  • To charge the rate defined by the Management Board / Head of Department for services;
  • To keep accurate and up to date records of time, money, bills etc.
  • To issue and collect bills in accordance with the Firm’s billing and credit control policies;
  • To nurture relationships with existing clients in order to maintain and develop work;
  • To contribute towards the effective management of risk by carrying out regular risk assessments on all matters, efficient file management and by providing excellent client care;
  • To actively participate in departmental meetings, suggesting improvements to our services where appropriate;
  • To ensure that all work undertaken is appropriate to workload and level of knowledge and experience, systematically informing the Head of Department or a principal  of any concerns and referring work which can be carried out more effectively or efficiently by another fee earner;
  • To supervise less experienced members of the firm and/or secretarial staff;
  • To actively assist other members of the department where appropriate, notably in providing cover for holidays etc.
  • To ensure that the firm’s policies and procedures and those laid out by regulatory bodies such as the Law Society and CILEX are complied with fully at all times;
  • To actively promote the firm and all its service in order to attract new business;
  • To ensure that CPD training requirements are fulfilled;
  • To endeavour to improve knowledge and skills where appropriate;
  • To avoid write offs as far as possible and to disclose them immediately if they are necessary;
  • To disclose any claims and complaints or potential complaints promptly.
  • Legal skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Time management
  • Marketing and commercial awareness
  • Trustworthiness

For more information on this role, please contact [email protected]