• Permanent
  • Sheffield
  • 22000

Job Title: Paralegal/Legal Associate
Location: Sheffield
Salary: £22,000-£27,000
Hours: Part or Full time

Who we are:

CRA Consulting are a specialist legal recruiter, operating across the UK. CRA works in partnership with reputable law firms with either local, regional, national or international presence. We recruit at all levels from board, director and partnership level through to support staff.

For additional information on how we can assist you with your next career move, visit the CRA Consulting Website at www.craconsultants.com.

About the business/Role:

CRA Consulting are recruiting on behalf of one our clients who provide honest, approachable advice and strive to provide a high level of client
service, always encouraging their clients engage with them.
They believe that all clients deserve the best possible advice, whatever their circumstances. This firm has fantastic team culture with everybody is working collaboratively across matters, sharing ideas and knowledge so that they can achieve the best possible outcomes for their clients.

An opportunity has now arisen for a Private Client Legal Associate/Paralegal to join the Legal Support Team. This role is seen as a pathway for the right candidate to progress to Trainee Private Client Lawyer. Our Client has an accredited training programme to support employees in their training and development to achieve STEP, and other equivalent, qualifications.


  • Assist and support in the efficient running of client matters
  • Manage client queries
  • Setup matters and ensure all initial compliance processes are completed
  • Drafting of bespoke client care letters
  • Drafting Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs)
  • Managing the LPA signing and registration process
  • Drafting of standard Wills
  • Supporting the legal team in the preparation and drafting of probate documents, letters and forms
  • Chasing clients and institutions to ensure that matters are progressed in a timely manner
  • Dealing with financial requisitions on matters
  • First point of contact for our introducer network, answering their queries regarding our service and the progression of any matters they have referred to us

Skills and qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Organised and genuinely enthusiastic about delivering the best possible service for our clients.
  • Previous legal experience within a Will and Probate department
  • Used case management systems and is comfortable with using new systems and software platforms, including Microsoft applications
  • The ability to build strong client relationships
  • Strong telephone skills
  • Excellent client management skills
  • Experience in managing and organising their own workload
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy


  • Holiday 25 days plus extra day for birthday
  • Employee discounts across multiple high street products
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension contributions
  • Accredited training and development programme

How to apply:

If this vacancy is of interest, please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss with Ross Roberts who is managing this vacancy, call 0114 241 8030 for a confidential discussion.

Are you wanting to review additional career opportunities? Visit our jobs page at www.craconsultants.com/jobs

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