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Reference: 20652


Belfast, County Antrim



Job Type


Date Posted

05 January, 2023

Abacus are currently assisting the recruitment of Paralegal to support a large UK law firm. The firm has been a recent new entrant in the NI market providing high quality, trusted services to their customers.

The Assistant is to assist with business-critical administrative activities ensuring they run effectively, accurately and to deadlines. This includes assistance with organising digital files, gathering MI data on legacy systems, file closures and other legal admin tasks as required by client SLA’s and Lexcel requirements.

To be successful you should be able to resolve problematic situations efficiently and have excellent communication and organizational skills.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

• Assist outgoing Partner with labelling and organising digital files.
• Project based activities including;
• Collating client MI from legacy systems
• Driving file closure in accordance with office processes
• Assisting the wider team with legal admin tasks such as digital file organising, payment requests, drafting pleadings and co-ordinating with third parties.

As delegated by team leader:

• Liaising with parties involved in claims including the insured, Claimant Solicitors and witnesses
• Attending conferences and Trials with Counsel and note taking
• Dealing with routine correspondence
• Dealing with general or straightforward queries
• Telephone chasing activities

Working Hours
35 hours per week
Monday – Friday
Primary location for this role is the Belfast Office.

For further information on this vacancy, please apply via the link below or contact Ross Winning for a confidential conversation.

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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