Paralegal – Corporate & Commercial

ACS are recruiting for a Paralegal for the Corporate and Commercial department of a law firm in Chester.


  • Proactively liaise with third parties, fee earners and the client to ensure all parties are kept up to date with progression of the transaction ensuring excellent client service.
  • Proactively engage with the team making recommendations for automation, streamlining processes, increasing efficiency and reducing risk.
  • Adhere to compliance and risk management frameworks ensuring all requirements are proactively managed and the business is protected.
  • To proactively assist and progress matters from case instruction to completion and reconciliation. Comply with financial and business targets by adopting an effective time management operating culture.
  • Comply with internal and external regulatory requirements including but not limited to AML Guidance, Data Protection, published KPIs and SLAs.




  • At least 12 months’ experience as a corporate commercial paralegal.
  • Demonstrates personal confidence and communicates well at all levels
  • Clear thinker with excellent attention to detail.
  • Able to demonstrate the legal and technical knowledge appropriate to handle cases with a high level of complexity.
  • Ability to answer complex questions in straightforward terms.
  • Clear and professional approach to handling difficult situations.
  • Highly motivated and energetic.
  • IT literate, with experience of using case management systems.
  • Excellent time management skills and able to prioritise.
  • High levels of personal organisation and prioritisation.
  • Analytical with an ability to utilise Management Information (MI) effectively.

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