Due to continued growth, our busy Commercial Property department requires a Paralegal / Administrator to join the team.

The successful candidate will support the department’s fee earners to deliver exceptional client service by providing vital administrative assistance.

Key duties will include:

  • file creation and client due diligence processes;
  • file closing and archiving;
  • generating correspondence and documentation;
  • liaising with clients and organisations on the phone and dealing with basic enquiries;
  • coordinate and attend meetings, prepare agendas and record minutes,
  • completing administrative tasks such as document scanning, photocopying and filing as required;
  • attending and participating in team meetings;
  • maintaining the key dates reminder system;
  • ensuring that client matter files are kept up to date, and
  • other general administrative duties as and when required including answering external telephone calls, opening and sorting incoming post, franking outgoing post, door opening and client greeting.

Experience in a similar support or administrative role within a law firm would be beneficial, although further training will be provided.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • capable of working towards tight deadlines and under pressure;
  • enthusiastic, hardworking and can demonstrate initiative;
  • organised and able to complete assigned tasks effectively and promptly;
  • adaptable and accommodating;
  • a smart and tidy appearance;
  • good attention to detail; and
  • ICT competent, particularly with reference to the use of Word and Excel.

In return, BHW is able to provide an opportunity to develop within a leading Legal 500 and Chambers ranked Commercial Property department, alongside knowledgeable and experienced lawyers.

To apply for the position, please submit your covering letter and CV to careers@bhwsolicitors.com.

Salary: £Depending on experience