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French speaking Legal Assistant

We are looking to appoint a French speaking Legal Assistant to join our Private Client team in our Bishop's Stortford office.

Opportunity

We are looking for a French speaking Legal Assistant to join the Private Client team in our Bishop's Stortford Office. In this role you will be working closely with Herve Blatry, Avocat and other professional specialists and liaising with clients. This, alongside the prospect of working in a supportive but challenging environment with established industry experts, offers an ideal opportunity to play a major role within an exciting, progressive law firm with great career prospects. 

As a French speaking Legal Assistant, your role would include: 

  • Assisting with new enquiries and files being opened.

  • Assisting lawyers with progression of files including: contacting French Notaire, sourcing a French Notaire if necessary, collating documents and information required, arranging for translations, applying for Apostilles from Foreign and Commonwealth office.

  • Correspondence with other institutions such as agents/banks in France to advance matters.

  • Making calls to clients, monitoring or acting on client e-mails and post.

  • Assisting with photocopying, scanning and filing and file closure.

If you would like to see the full job description, please click here.

So if you are keen to utilise your skills and administration experience, an enthusiastic team player who likes to exceed expectations with a strong customer focus and an eye for detail and organisation – send us your CV with a brief covering letter outlining why you are perfect for Tees!

Support:

If you are ambitious, driven, and want to work with a company focused on helping give our clients a better future, then you are aligned in our aim to achieve that and empower you to be your absolute best. You will have a blended working schedule, giving you the freedom to arrange your days to benefit your commitments - in and out of the office. You will also receive access to a discount platform with a variety of perks, that caters to your individual needs. We understand that both the big and small details are important and believe that rewarding staff for their contributions and investing in their future is vital to the growth of our firm.

Rewards and Recognition: 

  • An attractive salary
  • Discretionary payments
  • Birthday holiday
  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays with entitlement increasing with length of service
  • Compassionate leave
  • Employee assistance program through Health Assured (including Counselling sessions, 24/7 access to trained counsellors, health assessments, 4-week wellness programs, and more)
  • Contributory pension
  • Discounted legal services
  • Discounted financial advice services
  • Life assurance
  • Permanent health insurance
  • Interest free season ticket and travel loans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Eye care
  • Access to a discount platform that includes special rate cinema tickets, shopping discounts and free treats from Cafe Nero and Greggs
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Social events throughout the year
  • Payments for professional memberships and development opportunities

We welcome applications from people around the world who can work in the UK permanently or for a limited time.If a candidate is unable to provide right to work documents we have a duty to understand why this is, so candidates will be asked to explain the basis upon which they believe they will be able to live and work in the UK legally.

To apply, please email us at: teesrecruitment@teeslaw.com
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