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BCR Law is looking to recruit a Legal Assistant

BCR Law is recruiting for a legal assistant to join our the litigation department but work within the criminal team.

Job Title: Legal Assistant
Department: Litigation
Level/Salary Range: Market
HR Contact: Alison Gates
Position Type: Full Time

Core Duties

  • Reviewing evidence, reports, correspondence and other documents.
  • Performing legal research.
  • Interviewing clients and witnesses.
  • Preparing briefs for the advocate attending Court.
  • Attending Court and client meetings as required to assist advocates.
  • Working to deadlines, prioritising workload and meeting conflicting demands on time.

Key Skills

  • Able to communicate in a clear and concise manner, orally and in writing.
  • Shows sound judgement in decision making, focused on client and case needs.
  • Works with appropriate levels of supervision.
  • Capable of analysing and applying legal principles to factual scenarios, with a view to providing clear advice to the client.
  • Able to deal confidently and professionally with clients on day to day issues.
  • Team oriented and collegiate with a willingness to work as part of a team.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

English or Scottish Law Degree.

The candidate must have a strong work ethic, be flexible to meet the needs of the business and its clients and be committed to their legal career.

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