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Admin Support / Legal Assistant, Family Department

Taunton Office

We are seeking an experienced Administrator / Legal Assistant to fulfil a role in the Family department in our Taunton Office

Whilst experience is preferred consideration would be given to applicants who can demonstrate appropriate transferable skills to meet this challenging role with the real prospect to establish an excellent future career in a growing Somerset/Dorset law firm with a regional presence and the reputation of being a great place to work.

The Family department of this modern thinking Legal 500 firm is growing rapidly, so there will be exciting opportunities in the future for the right candidate with rapid development and career progression.
You should have excellent communication, administration and client facing skills alongside enviable experience of dealing with complex matters. Experience of (or a keen interest in) Family Law within a professional or legal setting would be especially helpful to your prospects.

The Role:

You will be working in our Taunton office in our Family team. You will be a self starter and support the team with all administrative duties required.

Additionally, you will:

• Possess excellent organisational and time management skills.
• Be able to demonstrate that you are proactive and self motivated
• Have a polite, helpful and professional approach with clients and colleagues alike.
• Be able to communicate and act in a professional manner.
• Be able to work under pressure and able to meet deadlines.
• Have the ability to type fast and accurately.
The role may require travel to provide cover to our other offices in Bridgwater, Yeovil, and Bridport. Hours of work are between Monday and Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm.
The Candidate:
The ideal candidate will have experience in a busy administrative role with an ability to work alone as required to get the job done. Applicants who have experience of working in a professional services or legal environment are most desirable.
If possible, the successful applicant will also be a vehicle owner and hold a full driving licence.
We are looking for a quick start so please apply if you wish to join an expanding and successful team by submitting your CV and covering letter to HR@pardoes.co.uk

Closing date for Applications – 20th July 2018.

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