Lupton Fawcett LLP is a well-established integrated corporate and commercial law firm with offices in Leeds, Sheffield and York. We now seek an individual who is ambitious, enthusiastic and innovative. In return, we offer an excellent opportunity to join an expanding and successful team, where you can shape your own future.
The role will be to provide legal and administrative support to the department as well as managing supervised caseloads under the guidance of a qualified solicitor.
Leeds, Sheffield, York
Lupton Fawcett Offices (Leeds, Sheffield or York)
Your duties will include the preparation and summarising of legal documents in addition to drafting and proofreading letters. In addition you will be required to perform research into legal documents and records, so you should have the ability to analyse large amounts of data, as well as having good organisational and excellent communication skills. The workload will be varied therefore it would be useful if you have experience of being able to manage large volumes of work.
About the job
You should possess strong IT skills; be an excellent communicator with a positive outlook and be a team player with the ability to use initiative. Overall you should be motivated, flexible and preferably have experience assisting with complex legal and regulatory issues.
You will be in regular contact with colleagues from other areas within the firm, and accordingly, you should have the confidence and ability to communicate clearly and concisely at all levels, both in writing and verbally. We put clients’ needs first, so you will need to have the ability to prioritise your workload and be able to work to and meet deadlines, whilst having an excellent eye for detail and a concern for quality and accuracy. You should have the ability to develop relationships; it would be an advantage if you have experience of identifying and developing marketing opportunities.
Candidates will have a law degree (or equivalent) and will be working towards or have already achieved their LPC or SQE 1 and 2 qualification. Ideal candidates will already be working in a Law firm or have experience working in the legal sector.