Legal Administrative Assistant / Junior Paralegal

Entry Level Legal Role: Legal Assistant / Junior Paralegal needed for Canary Wharf Law Firm…

We are looking for an entry level Legal Administration Assistant / Junior Paralegal to join a well established Law Firm based near Canary Wharf. 

This great opportunity would be suited to candidates with approximately 6 months+ experience in an administration role, who is looking to gain further experience in a legal environment.

You will be required to provide flexible administrative support to teams, working closely with fee earners.

Duties as the Legal Administration Assistant / Junior Paralegal will include:

  • Photocopying, printing and scanning
  • Preparing bundles, paperwork, indexing and labelling as required
  • Processing searches for fee earners (i.e. Companies House, Land Registry etc)
  • Processing expenses
  • Hard-copy filing
  • Administrative tasks for marketing events and seminars
  • Preparing post and arranging couriers
  • Assisting with producing reports
  • Using File Management software
  • Plus more!

Suitable candidates will need to have / be: 

  • Educated to GCSE standard (or equivalent) including Maths and English grades A-C
  • Previous administrative experience, preferably in a professional services environment (approximately 6 months+)
  • A degree in law is preferable, but not essential
  • Good written and oral communication skills including spelling and punctuation
  • PC literate (MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • High standard of work
  • Keen interest in the legal sector
  • Proactive nature
  • Positive, motivated, reliable and enthusiastic team player

Interested?

This is a great opportunity for candidates with the right outlook and skill set; you will be able to learn, progress and develop your skills in a successful law firm. 

If you feel you have what we’re looking for, then we want to hear from you ASAP! 

Please submit your CV, quoting ‘JG-Legal Administration Assistant / Junior Paralegal’

To apply for this job email your details to joannag@carousel.co.uk.

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Joanna Georgiou

Joanna Georgiou

Joanna has extensive experience in sourcing talent, developing business and client account management for a variety of sectors which include Oil and Gas, Mining, Construction, Engineering, Financial Institutions and other lifestyle organisations. Role have included Contracts and Procurement, Project Engineers/Managers, IT and Info management, Finance & Accounting and Sales & Marketing. Having been based in the UK and then Australia (for the last 8 years), Joanna has gained international exposure conducting business across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, North America, Asia and Australasia. Joanna enjoys partnering with clients to add value by providing an honest, efficient and professional recruitment service; this has enabled her to forge strong relationships and quickly gain the trust of both new and existing clients.