Miles & Partners are looking for Legal Assistants

Miles & Partners are looking for bright law graduates with a professional outlook to join our team as Legal Assistants providing paralegal support.

The role will involve:

  • providing administrative support;
  • assisting with the preparation of correspondence, statements and applications;
  • attending clients and taking instructions; and conducting legal research.

The roles start in February 2020 and will suit graduates of the Bar Professional Training Course or the Legal Practice Course (or similar) who are looking for good quality professional experience while preparing for training contracts or pupillages. 

Experience of working in a busy legal environment with legal aid work and familiarity with CCMS will be an advantage but is not essential. 

The successful applicants will have a positive outlook, good communication skills, numeracy and IT skills, a willingness to learn and accept responsibility, enthusiasm, commitment and the ability to work well in a team. 

The available posts have a wide range of duties including:

  • liaising with the Legal Aid Agency, the courts, experts and counsel;
  • attending interviews with experts to take notes;
  • assisting in arrangements for conferences;
  • preparation of court bundles and accompanying documentation;
  • preparation of papers for Counsel; and
  • occasionally attending Court with Counsel.

 The successful candidates will be offered a minimum engagement of twelve months. Salary £21,500 pa. Please send C.V. and a covering letter to Phil Walsh at pw@milesandpartners.com by 12 noon on the 30th February 2020.