14 Sep

Paralegal Apprentice Jobs Vacancy at Owens Solicitors Luton

Position
Paralegal Apprentice
Company
Owens Solicitors
Location
Luton ENG
Opening
14 Sep, 2017 30+ days ago

Owens Solicitors Luton urgently required following position for Paralegal Apprentice. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Paralegal Apprentice Jobs Vacancy at Owens Solicitors Luton Jobs Details:

To develop and maintain good client relation skills, gaining clients’ confidence and that of other professionals

  • Professional Standard
  • To work and behave in a professional manner and within the higher standards of the profession
  • Comply with procedures set out in the office manual, professional standards and any requirement set by the Legal Services Commission
  • Carry out duties given by the principal or employees faithfully and diligently and follow all reasonable instructions
  • Treat all information about the firm and its client and their business as wholly confidential
  • Other Responsibilities
  • To anticipate and where appropriate respond to clients’ needs and demands
  • Sharing of information
  • To participate in the growth and development of the firm
  • Marketing
  • To be aware of the firm’s marketing strategies and represent the firm credibly in external dealings when required to do so
  • Training
  • To keep up to date with developments in law and practice so that standard of work is not compromised
  • Keep a proper record of all work done and training received
  • Information Technology
  • To maximise the use of IT systems introduced to assist in the management of cases
  • Wherever possible, to utilise IT to provide a quality, cost effective and efficient service to clients
    Performance Measured by
    - General performance and ability
    - thoroughness, carefulness and technical ability
    - accurate time records and time management - efficiency in dealing with work and accuracy of work produced - personal development and contribution to the overall objectives of the firm - ability to accurately interpret and follow instructions
    Attitude
    - willingness, desire to help, flexibility and responsible approach - good attendance and time-keeping - accepting constructive criticism
    Communication skills
    Express clearly, concisely and accurately both written and spoken word.
    Originality
    Use of initiative, sources of ideas and innovations
    Person Specification, Skills & abilities, Qualification, knowledge and experience,Character and personal qualities
    - Ability to manage assigned tasks in an assertive, efficient and timely manner.
    - Team player with the intellect to solve problems, use judgement, reasoning and respond to a challenge
    - Adaptable and able to work in a busy environment, along with good IT, strong written & verbal skills.
    - Works in an organised and methodical manner and has a positive attitude
    - Ability to deal sensitively with clients and experts
    - Effective communicator
    - Works well under pressure.
    - Enthusiasm for and commitment to the type of work

    Requirements and prospects
    Desired skills Attitude
    - willingness, desire to help, flexibility and responsible approach - good attendance and time-keeping - accepting constructive criticism
    Communication skills
    Express clearly, concisely and accurately both written and spoken word.
    Originality
    Use of initiative, sources of ideas and innovations
    Person Specification, Skills & abilities, Qualification, knowledge and experience,Character and personal qualities
    - Ability to manage assigned tasks in an assertive, efficient and timely manner.
    - Team player with the intellect to solve problems, use judgement, reasoning and respond to a challenge
    - Adaptable and able to work in a busy environment, along with good IT, strong written & verbal skills.
    - Works in an organised and methodical manner and has a positive attitude
    - Ability to deal sensitively with clients and experts
    - Effective communicator
    - Works well under pressure.
    - Enthusiasm for and commitment to the type of work

    Personal qualities Ability to manage assigned tasks in an assertive, efficient and timely manner.
    - Team player with the intellect to solve problems, use judgement, reasoning and respond to a challenge
    - Adaptable and able to work in a busy environment, along with good IT, strong written & verbal skills.
    - Works in an organised and methodical manner and has a positive attitude
    - Ability to deal sensitively with clients and experts
    - Effective communicator
    - Works well under pressure.
    - Enthusiasm for and commitment to the type of work

    Qualifications required You will need two A-Levels at grade A*-C (or equivalent) plus GCSE English and maths at grade A*-C or 9-4.

    Future prospects Develop legal skills and knowledge and eventually qualify as a solicitor or legal executive

    Things to consider as a law practice sometimes demands and deadlines means that we work later than 5pm. The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.


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