A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Legal Assistant.  The ideal candidate will have Legal experience. You will be required to deliver assistance and secretarial support together with a flexible and positive approach to working in a busy and demanding growing firm.

About You

  • You take an active interest in and obtain a thorough understanding of client requirements
  • Experience supporting more than one Fee Earner
  • You gain job satisfaction from providing the highest level of client service
  • Confident, clear, and articulate communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Pleasant telephone manner speaks clearly and fluently
  • Ability to work in a planned and organised way with the ability to multitask
  • You gain job satisfaction from providing the highest level of client service
  • Excellent IT Skills
  • Experience of using a case management system preferred but not essential

About the Role

You will be required to have experience in the following areas:

  • Dealing with initial enquiries
  • File opening and closing
  • Assist in a full range of Employment, Family, Commercial, Litigation, and Commercial Property matters
  • Audio Typing using Olympus
  • Drafting Court papers, emails and correspondence
  • Diary management
  • Dealing with clients over the telephone and face to face
  • Processing new client enquiries and booking appointments
  • Opening files on Osprey case management system
  • Assisting with preparing bills
  • File closure and filing


Monday – Friday 9am – 5.30pm


  • Competitive Salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Professional training and personal development courses as needed to grow as an expert
  • Expenses paid for Networking and Corporate events
  • Friendly working environment
  • Team lunches
  • Discounted parking with Q-Park
  • Always an unhealthy amount of cake in the office kitchen

Does this sound like the perfect role?

If so, send your CV and covering letter to HR@backhouse-solicitors.co.uk