We welcome applications for the following roles:

We particularly welcome candidates applying to us direct.

Job Title: Paralegal/Legal Assistant

Location: Ash House, Pinewood Business Park, Marston Green, Solihull, B37 7HW

Salary: Competitive salary

Job Description:

Position Overview:

As a Paralegal, you will be at the forefront of our office operations, serving as the first point of contact for clients and visitors. You will play a crucial role in creating a positive and professional impression of our firm.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Greeting clients and visitors with a warm and friendly demeanour.
  • Answering incoming calls, directing them to the appropriate team members, and taking messages when necessary.
  • Managing the reception area, ensuring it is neat and welcoming.
  • Handling incoming and outgoing mail and deliveries.
  • Maintaining office supplies and inventory.
  • Providing administrative assistance as needed.
  • Assisting with data entry, document preparation, and filing.
  • Coordinating appointments and meetings.
  • Managing office calendars and schedules.
  • Handling general office correspondence and email enquiries.
  • Transcribing correspondence and documents.
  • Assisting fee earners with document preparation such as Form E and ES2.
  • Preparing court bundles.
  • Organising and maintaining legal files and documents.
  • Proofreading legal documents for accuracy and completeness.
  • Ensuring exceptional client service by addressing enquiries and requests promptly and professionally.
  • Coordinating client meetings and appointments with fee earners.
  • Ensuring the office is well-organised and efficient.
  • Assisting with office events and meetings.
  • Billing/liaising with the accountant.

Qualifications/ Skills:

  • 2.1 classification Law Degree or GDL equivalent.
  • Preferably completed the LPC or due to complete the SQE/LPC
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in typing at speed.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Excellent organisational abilities and attention to detail.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise tasks effectively.
  • Good team player
  • Previous experience in a legal environment or in Family Law is a plus.

If you are a motivated and adaptable individual with a strong commitment to providing excellent support and are eager to take on Paralegal responsibilities, we invite you to apply and become an integral part of our team at Mercy Messenger Solicitors.

How to Apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV and a Cover Letter outlining their qualifications and relevant experience to [email protected].  

No applications sent to us on an unsolicited basis by recruitment agencies will be considered and we do not accept that we are bound by any terms and conditions that are sent with any unsolicited referrals.

We also welcome speculative applications for administrative and solicitor roles and encourage candidates to submit their CV and a Cover Letter expressing their interest, as we recruit throughout the year as and when required.