Paralegal / Legal PA

Reference

RRE/AR/056429

Sector

Legal

Salary

£29,500 Per Annum

Town/City

Edinburgh

Contract Type

Permanent

Closing Date

01/10/2021

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Are you a Paralegal or Legal PA looking for a change?

Legal Service Delivery Improvements - Working Smarter Technology

Based In Edinburgh

Salary up to £29,500 p.a. dependent upon experience

The Opportunity

The role is based in Knowledge and Service Delivery supports the team in delivery of document automation and case management projects and will have the opportunity to get involved in other interesting internal and client-facing projects.

Current role holders were previously PAs and Paralegals. No prior technical experience is required as full training will be provided and you will develop your knowledge over time. What is required is an interest in business improvement and legal technology and a desire to develop new technical skills.

The Company 

A leading Scottish-headquartered UK law firm and the only full-service, independent Scottish legal practice of scale with a London office.

Establishing long-standing relationships of trust, rooted in legal advice and client service of the highest quality, is our hallmark.

Founded in 1768, the firm has been at the forefront of innovation in all the key sectors of the economy – from the expansion of Edinburgh’s financial services sector and landmark projects.

The Company is a people business that values and rewards the contribution of colleagues across the firm. They are proud of the inclusive and collaborative culture, both internally and when working with clients, and are committed to encouraging and supporting diversity and social mobility.

Skills and Experience

Previous work experience is a similar role is not essential as full training will be provided, however previous experience working in a legal environment is essential.

You should have an interest in legal technology and its application to legal practice.

A desire to develop new technical skills and a “can do” attitude to problem solving and openness to new ideas are essential.

Enthusiasm, accuracy, a methodical approach to work and a sharp eye for detail will be essential.

You will have strong interpersonal skills and be comfortable communicating clearly both verbally and in writing.

You must have good organisational skills and an ability to work under pressure to strict timescales.

Exposure to working with a busy team and dealing with conflicting priorities.

Important Information: We endeavour to process your personal data in a fair and transparent manner. In applying for this role, Additional Resources will be acting in your best interest and may contact you in relation to the role, either by email, phone, or text message. For more information see our Privacy Policy on our website. It is important you are aware of your individual rights and the provisions the company has put in place to protect your data. If you would like further information on the policy or GDPR please contact us.

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