Temporary Paralegal

Organisation
The Law Society of Scotland
Reference
VAC-17476
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Other
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£28,500 pa.
PQE
0-2 yrs
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Interventions team for a temporary Paralegal £28,500 pa.

Job Description

The Team

The Interventions team acts to safeguard clients and the Profession in certain cases where solicitor firms cease to practice.

The Role

The team are looking for a Paralegal to join them for a period of 6 months.
This role, as part of the team, includes researching the accounting and file records to establish client claims, debtor position and trade creditors following all legal requirements and adhering to court and government deadlines.

The Candidate

In addition to being a qualified Paralegal, some solicitor cash room experience would be advantageous, as would experience with solicitor accounting and case management systems.  Candidates should have good communication skills both on the telephone and in writing.  Key attributes include a flexible approach to changing priorities; patience in dealing with people in difficult circumstances; and dealing with sensitive matters confidentially.

What will I receive in return?

• 35 hour working week
• 25 (rising to 30 after 5 years’ service) Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays
• Flexitime
• Training is available for the successful candidate

As an organisation our values are respect, openness, progress, inclusion and integrity. We strive to embed these in all our interactions with colleagues, members, stakeholders and members of the public.
Further information on the vacancies can be found on our website by clicking apply now. Please note that only applications submitted in the correct format will be considered.

This vacancy will close at 12 noon on Friday, 7 May 2021.

All interviews will be via video conference.
No CVs or Agencies please.