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Berry Smith LLP is a business whose key resource is its people. We therefore invest a great deal of time and resources into personal development; actively encouraging training and supporting people's ideas and ambition. Our lawyers play a vital role in shaping the firm's future and are rewarded with genuine opportunities for career progression.

Our success means we are continually growing, so we are always looking out for enthusiastic and motivated people to join our team. We regularly have vacancies in a wide variety of positions, as well as opportunities for graduate trainees.

We are always interested in hearing from anyone wishing to join the firm, either in response to one of our vacancies or more speculatively for the future.

Please contact us at opportunities@berrysmith.com

CURRENT POSITIONS

JOB TITLE:  Litigation Assistant

LOCATION:  Cardiff Office - Dispute Resolution Department

We are looking to recruit a litigation assistant to join our busy Dispute Resolution Department based in the Cardiff Office.

The position has become vacant due to the current job holder being promoted to trainee solicitor.  We would envisage the role to be full time but we would consider applicants wishing to work part-time to accommodate their legal studies.

The role is varied with the main responsibilities of the role being: -

  • Administrative tasks such as opening new files and carrying out necessary MLR checks for new clients
  • Preparing bundles of documents for trial, interim applications and case management conferences
  • Compiling document lists / indexes for disclosure
  • Preparing Statements of Costs and Cost Budgets
  • Legal research
  • Drafting / setting up letters and claim documents for the solicitors (i.e. pre-action letters, claim forms, letters to court)
  • Preparing Court documents for filing and service
  • Corresponding with clients by email on a daily basis e.g. to seek their instructions and keep them updated as their claim progresses
  • Corresponding regularly with the Court by telephone to track the progress of clients’ claims.

Competitive Salary

Suitable candidates must have excellent communication and organisational skills, good attention to detail and the ability to work well as part of a team in a fast-paced environment

Hours 9.00 a.m. - 5.30 p.m. Monday to Friday with 1 hour for lunch.

To be considered for the role please email your CV to Simon Care - scare@berrysmith.com

Closing Date for Applications - Friday 8th June 2018

 

JOB TITLE:  Legal Support Assistant

LOCATION:  Cardiff Office - Private Client Department

We are looking to recruit a full time legal support assistant to join our expanding Equity Release Team based in the Cardiff Office.

The main responsibilities of the role include:

  • File creation using our Case Management System
  • Monitoring incoming post and email correspondence of fee-earners
  • Assisting with file management duties of fee-earners
  • Post-completion duties, registering mortgages and file closures
  • Assisting with the billing process
  • General administrative tasks

Suitable candidates must have excellent communication and organisational skills, a good attention to detail and the ability to work well as part of a team in a fast paced environment.

Competitive Salary

Hours 9.00 a.m. - 5.30 p.m. Monday to Friday with 1 hour for lunch.

To be considered for the role please email your CV to Jane Emery, jemery@berrysmith.com