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Job Reference: AS1257


  • Location: Cambridge and Peterborough
  • Position: Paralegals
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Hollie Preston

Job Description

Paralegals - (Private Client and Commercial Property teams) Cambridge & Peterborough
Competitive salary + Benefits

We are recruiting for experienced Paralegals to join supportive, close-knit teams in a Legal 500 top ranked firm working under the direction of experienced lawyers.
You will be a key member of the legal team whose work can range from proactive interaction with clients, administrative and legal secretarial tasks to legal research.

Ideally candidates should have sound technical knowledge, commercial awareness and the ability to develop strong working relationships with clients and colleagues.

The successful candidate will deliver on agreed cases and support the wider team as required across all their offices, although candidates will be based at either the Cambridge or Peterborough office.

The role:

  • Draft correspondence/documents

  • Use IT systems and other resources to improve efficiency, quality and service levels

  • Actively raise the profile of the firm within the chosen marketplace

  • Deliver individual fee targets with minimal supervision

  • Ensure high levels of client satisfaction and build appropriate relationships with clients

  • Adherence of agreed quality procedures and management systems.

  • Travel required for business development, meetings and training purposes.

The Candidate:

  • Strong legal understanding of specific business area

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Working knowledge of case management systems and Microsoft Office applications.

  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of how the business works.

  • A strong team player with a motivational hands-on approach

  • Uses initiative to plan and organise own time and workload to meet deadlines and prioritise work

  • A measured and rational approach to problem solving

  • Deal confidently and diplomatically with clients and other stakeholders.

  • Demonstrate continuous improvement in all areas of work.

For further information and a confidential discussion please contact hollie.preston@erringtonlegal.co.uk

To apply call us on 01223 803 813

Team Contact: Hollie Preston

Hollie specialises in private client solicitor recruitment as well as the hiring of legal support professionals. (Paralegals, Legal Secretaries, HR, Finance & Marketing). Hollie has an understanding of both sides of the recruitment process, having experienced being both a hiring manager, and a candidate. She therefore appreciates the importance of correctly assessing the needs of the individu…


I have never used an agency to find a position before but Hollie at Errington Legal has made my experience very easy. I have been invited to apply for positions that meet my criteria and after two successful interviews I have now found a new job that I am excited to start. Hollie and the team have been very supportive and communicated at every stage. I would highly recommend Errington Legal to anyone looking for employment in the legal sector.
Richelle - Legal Secretary , Norwich


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