• Location: Taunton
  • Reference Number: LSW6416

Legal Southwest Ltd

On behalf of our client, we are looking for a Paralegal/Legal Assistant to join their successful and fast growing residential property team in Taunton, on a full-time permanent basis.

The role: 

  • Assisting Solicitors on client matters
  • File administration and management
  • Archiving
  • Preparing correspondence and documents responding to client enquiries
  • Typing dictation
  • Bill drafting
  • Using a variety of software packages, such as Microsoft Word, P4W, Outlook, Powerpoint, Excel, Access, etc., to produce correspondence and documents and maintain presentations, records, spreadsheets and databases
  • Helping to sort and distribute incoming post;
  • Answering the telephone and directing calls
  • Helping answering the door, greeting visitors to the office and providing refreshments for visitors to office, if receptionist unavailable;
  • Diary management
  • Photocopying and shredding documents
  • Ordering stationery and office equipment as directed;
  • Devising and maintaining office systems;
  • Liaising with staff in other departments and with external contacts;
  • Organising and storing paperwork, documents and computer-based information;
  • Assisting with marketing initiatives.

Personal Qualities Required:

  • Professional manner with a positive “can-do” attitude
  • Excellent relationship skills (both for internal and external relationships)
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Total commitment to providing highest possible standards of customer client care
  • Flexible
  • Shows initiative


  • Competitive salary, depending on experience.
  • Opportunity to progress your career with training and development support
  • 20 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays.
  • Friendly and supportive office environment.

Please get in touch if you would like more information about this role or send your CV via the form below in complete confidence and we will get back to you.

Legal Southwest will never, without exception, send out your CV without your prior knowledge or consent so please be assured that we treat every application with the utmost confidentiality.

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