About the role and team

We are seeking a Legal Assistant to help with delivery of work in our Construction Department. The team carries out a wide variety of work, both complex and routine, offering a broad range of construction and related advice for our Housing, Local Government, Charities and Social Business sectors.

 
Key Duties:
 
  • Maintain the highest standards of honesty and integrity in all dealings with clients, colleagues and all people with whom you come into contact
  • Accurately and comprehensively to record all time spent in accordance with the firm’s time recording system
  • Carry out such administrative duties as may be required on files maintained and supervised by fee earners
  • Assist in, and undertake, legal research
  • Maintain and collate relevant resources and publications
  • Deal with routine correspondence and telephone calls
  • Where requested, to be involved in the production of newsletters, marketing materials and other documents for the benefit of clients generally
  • Develop knowledge and understanding by attendance at relevant in house training sessions to support personal and career development. Those undertaking the CILEX qualification must ensure they complete their CPD requirements.
  • To carry out all other reasonable duties, as requested
About the candidate

You will need to be organised, have attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines whilst working under pressure. Some previous experience of working with clients in the construction sector would be desirable although this is not essential. The successful candidate will be committed to providing high quality service to our clients, as well as being a strong team player. You will be dedicated to a career in the legal sector and have an interest in commercial and construction law.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to join a firm that prides itself on being different and is well placed to offer you a satisfying and rewarding career within our well regarded and supportive team.

About the firm
Anthony Collins Solicitors is a specialist law firm with a clear purpose – to “improve lives, communities and society". For over 40 years we’ve been successfully combining market-leading legal expertise with a commitment to excellence and long-term relationships underpinned by a strong set of values.
 
What makes Anthony Collins Solicitors distinctive, beyond simply being a sector-specialist law firm, is our people and the values we share. We’re extremely proud of the calibre of people that we attract; people who are inspired by our values, motivated by our vision and work with our clients to positively influence the society and communities we are building together.
 
 
Anthony Collins Solicitors is a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, whatever their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.