Graduate Legal Assistant

Graduate Legal Assistant


Are you looking for an employer that can offer you opportunities to train, develop and progress within the legal industry?

We’re the PM Law Group and we operate on a national basis offering an array of legal services. Our roots were established over 30 years ago, this means that we have decades of experience in our respective fields.

Join our prestigious law firm where excellence meets opportunity. At the PM Law Group, we pride ourselves on delivering unparalleled legal services with a focus on integrity, innovation, and client satisfaction. With a team of seasoned professionals and a commitment to fostering a supportive and inclusive workplace culture, we strive to empower our employees to reach their full potential.

The PM Law Group have acquired John M Lewis & Co as part of our expansion strategy. John M Lewis & Co have decades of experience in property law, conveyancing, will writing and probate cases. Based in Derby, they deal with clients from all over the Midlands, and have built their renowned reputation on being honest, reliable, and extremely efficient.

Being at the forefront of cutting-edge technology, we are a modern business who can help individuals across England and Wales to move house. Our technological expertise means we can deal with clients locally or at a distance whilst still providing that ever-important human touch.

Across the business, we foster a culture of inclusivity and champion personal development so that each employee has opportunities to shine and flourish, and we want you to be a part of it.

As our new Graduate Legal Assistant, you will report to our director on a day to day basis and provide general assistance to the Conveyancing Team, delivering the highest level of customer service at all times

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Role Responsibilities

  • Assisting with covering Fee Earners during periods of holiday and sickness absences
  • Management of the ‘Team’ inbox, dealing with incoming emails and distributing as appropriate
  • To communicate with clients over the telephone, email and in face-to-face meetings.
  • To communicate with other solicitors and professional organisations over the telephone, by e-mail and correspondence.
  • To update all panel members / stakeholders within the business and within the referral businesses with whom we deal.
  • To provide the highest level of customer service to clients at all times.
  • Utilise the in-house bespoke case management system in accordance with firm protocols.
  • To carry out such other functions or tasks as required from time to time by the Senior Conveyancing Manager or other members of the firm’s Senior Management Team.

What we need from you

  • Law degree (or in the process of completing).
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills .
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Competent use of MS Office required.
  • Thrives in fast-paced environments and demonstrates a bias for action with an ability to multi-task and pivot while working on varying deadlines & scopes.
  • Expert communicator and collaborator, with exceptional client care skills.
  • An incredible eye for detail with an ability to think outside the box.
  • Ability to work in a team and independently, with flexibility to help out in other departments where required.

What we offer you

Our offices have been designed to be high quality and pleasant working environments. In addition to a competitive salary and benefits package we offer:

  • Monday to Friday – Office Hours – 9.00am – 5.00pm with 1 hour’s lunch break.
  • Industry leading training.
  • Competitive starting salary DOE.
  • Access to on demand CPD.
  • Additional Annual Leave entitlement for long service.
  • Opportunities for you to progress and develop further in line with our expansion strategy.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Lucrative ‘Refer a friend scheme’.
  • Free Costco Card.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Death in service benefit.
  • Annual Summer and Christmas Parties.
  • Award Events.

At the PM Law Group, we offer more than just a job – we offer a rewarding career where you can make a meaningful impact and grow both personally and professionally. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to work alongside talented professionals in a dynamic and

collaborative environment. We believe in investing in our employees and supporting their career development through training, mentorship, and advancement opportunities. Join us and be part of a firm that values diversity, equality, and inclusion, and is committed to making a difference in the lives of our clients and our community.

If this role isn’t for you, check out all of our current vacancies online today through our group website: Careers – PM Law Group (

We’re always looking for new people to join the Group who represent our values and want to take advantage of our experienced and award-winning training programs. If you don’t see a role that complements your experience, you can always submit a speculative CV!

The PM Law Group are an equal opportunities employer.

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