Rudlings Solicitors LLP are actively seeking a Paralegal/Legal Secretary, to be based in our Thetford office working in the Corporate Commercial team. 

About us

Rudlings are a well-established Law firm who have been providing expert advice for over 90 years. All of our teams work closely together, sharing ideas and challenging current thinking – pushing the boundaries to deliver an excellent legal service. Our service is founded on strong and long-lasting relationships with our clients that are built on confidence, and our clients return to us as their ‘trusted advisor’ time and time again throughout their lives.

“At Rudlings Solicitors, we do not only strive to do things right but to do the right thing”

Job Specification

The Role: – As a Paralegal or legal secretary, you will be working alongside an experienced team. A desire to learn, develop and work as part of a busy team will be essential for this role. Ideally you will have previous experience with;

  1. Commercial matters such as grants of new leases for Landlords and Tenants, Freehold and Leasehold sales and purchases, Property refinances, SME mergers and acquisitions.
  1. Attending to any office administration requested such as dealing with post, filing, file opening/closures, and keeping the file up to date using a case management system.
  2. Completing online searches, applications and forms with companies such as HM Land registry.
  3. Preparing draft documents, invoices, and correspondence.
  4. Dealing with client queries wherever possible, assisting the team with taking and making telephone calls, whether with clients or other professionals.
  5.  Support Fee earners to progress all matters proactively, with potential to manage own caseload under supervision as the role develops.

Person Specification

We welcome applications from Legal Secretaries or Paralegals who are driven to deliver superior client service, actively inspire confidence in clients and colleagues at the highest level and are able to develop lasting professional and personal relationships.

 The successful candidate will have:

  1. Excellent communication skills
  1. Ability to manage workload with minimal supervision
  2. Organisational skills with impeccable attention to detail
  3. Outstanding client care skills along with providing regular client updates
  4. The ability to work as part of a team
  5. A positive, can-do attitude in a pressurised environment
  6. In a busy team it is imperative that you are result orientated

The Package

We offer a competitive salary, dependent upon the level of experience and ability.

Other benefits include:

  1. 28 days Annual Leave per annum (including Bank Holidays) with additional days for continuous service years.
  2. Additional days Annual Leave for the Christmas / New Year office closure
  3. Private healthcare scheme
  4. Critical Illness cover
  5. Scottish Widows Pension Scheme after qualifying period of 3 months in our employment
  6. Training and professional development opportunities
  7. Referral incentive scheme for all staff
  8. Employee discount on legal services

Please send your C.V. to the Practice Manager, Kaylie Watts on k.watts@rudlingsllp.co.uk

Additional Information

Equal Opportunities: We are an equal opportunities employer, recruiting individuals on their suitability for the role, qualifications, and experience. We welcome applications from all communities and backgrounds.