Salary
Berkshire, £22k - £30K p.a, dependent on experience
+ annual bonus up to 5%
+ statutory pension scheme
Hours
Full time starting at 8.30am
Holiday
28 days a year (includes the 8 bank/national holidays)
Place of work
21 Silwood Road, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 0PY
Closing date
31st of July 2021


We are looking to hire an experienced Legal Assistant or Executive Assistant to join our existing top-notch team. If you're a passionate self-starter, Parachute Law is an excellent place to get ahead.

Be the support for the owning solicitor of Parachute Law, Claudine Boast. You will work closely with Claudine ensuring all non-legal activities are completed for her so that she can focus on dealing with the law and running the firm.

You will liaise with clients to get them ready for a Skype/Zoom meeting. We work hard to maintain an Excellent rating on Trustpilot so any new starter needs to deliver on client's expectations.

Your Responsibilities:
  • Collect, examine, and organise documents for review and case preparation
  • Draft and proofread correspondence and legal documents, such as pleadings and contracts
  • Research regulations, laws, and legal articles to assist with the preparation of reports, case files, legal advice, procedures and marketing materials
  • Manage client billing by preparing, finalizing, and sending out bills, as well as resolving billing issues
  • Manage, organize, and maintain documents in paper or electronic filing systems
  • Provide general administrative assistance, such as maintaining executive's calendar and managing projects both business and personal.

Qualifications for Legal Assistant
  • Degree in paralegal studies, a paralegal certificate, or Professional Business Diploma preferred
  • 1-5 years of experience as an administrative assistant (preferably in a law firm or in a corporate legal department), legal assistant, legal secretary, paralegal, or executive PA
  • Fast notetaking, minute taking and meetings documentation, travel itineraries, video and tele-conferencing, Business English, customer service and telephone technique, audio transcription
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and professional demeanour
  • Advanced level in all Microsoft Office packages
  • Ability to work independently, manage large workloads, and keep deadlines
  • Document creation to a very high standard using Microsoft Word, ideally Problem solving with Microsoft Excel including IF statements, Lookups, Pivot Tables, etc
  • Creation of professional presentation decks using Microsoft PowerPoint including slide masters, title masters, hyperlinks, etc. Canva experience helpful
  • Database marketing using databases including queries, reports, forms, etc
  • Diary, email, and contact management using Microsoft Outlook
  • Positive, confident and creative person.

  • The role is varied and exciting so will add value to your CV, it is subject to change and may involve some travel. Individuals should be willing to be flexible.

    Email cover letter and CV to: thelegalteam@parachutelaw.co.uk


Why choose Parachute Law?
Parachute Law has been trading since 2016 and is owned and run by the founding solicitor Claudine Boast.

Claudine's passion to improve her law firm and change to the market conditions has meant Parachute Law has been able to adapt and grow every year since we opened the doors.

With hundreds of reviews and an Excellent rating on Trustpilot, Claudine's approach to accessible law shows that what she is doing is what her clients are looking for.

We will continue to grow and develop new inivitive ways to deliver the law to all of our clients in cutting edge ways using up to date technology which in turn will make the law more accessible for more people.