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Bilingual Paralegal (1209)


Designation: Direct Hire Category: Legal Location: Houston, TX
Salary: DOE Job Code: JOS000001209  


Job Description:

The role will be varied and include:

· Working alongside Partners and Associates in our Aerospace team to support the development of the Houston Aerospace practice, and to assist the growing practice.

· Dealing with incoming/outgoing e-mails and post (in English and Spanish) quickly and efficiently.

· Undertaking daily administrative duties, such as but not limited to scanning, data entry, formatting, and organizing electronic and paper files.

· Undertaking to record and post billable time diligently and accurately;

· Undertaking to ensure that client communications are spell checked, correctly addressed and properly formatted.

· Working as part of a team with other members of the Group, including members located in other jurisdictions with a particular focus in our practice.

· Generally assisting the team as and when required with paralegal and administrative duties.

 

Qualifications:

A strong academic background with 1-2 years relevant experience as a paralegal.

Fluent in English and Spanish.

Excellent communication: able to communicate with internal and external clients in a confident and assertive manner. Also able to work calmly and efficiently under pressure.

Time management: able to work to tight deadlines, ensuring a high standard of accuracy, prioritizing work between fee earners.

Client service: dealing with queries from internal and external clients in a professional, polite and considerate manner.

Good organizational skills.

Team player.

Strong IT skills (packages currently used: Word, Outlook, FileSite, PowerPoint, Excel, SmartStyles, InterAction, Deltaview, BigHand Digital Dictation, Arista, FEDT), although training will be provided. 

Contact:
Becky Barclay