Private Client Legal Assistant

Job Title: Private Client Legal Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Harrogate
Salary: £18,000 - £25,000
REF: 2473
Contact Name: Kelly Reid
Contact Email:

A leading Yorkshire firm is recruiting for a Private Client Legal Assistant/Paralegal to join their growing Private Client team.  

In this role, you will begin by assisting solicitors within the busy department, before going on to handle your own caseload. 

This is a great opportunity for a paralegal or legal assistant looking to join a leading law firm and have the opportunity to work flexibly while doing so. As the role offers a great deal of flexibility it does not require you to live in Harrogate. 

Private Client Legal Assistant– North Yorkshire 

The company & role 

  • A down-to-earth multi-service firm recognised by both Chambers and the Legal 500 

  • Your role will involve working closing with the lawyers who run the case file, Day-to-day administration of the case file, ensuring that the matter progresses and the client is updated and Dealing with clients by telephone and email, recognising their individual needs and expectations. 

  • The firm truly care about their staff and genuinely invested in helping them reach their full potential. They offer plenty of training and development opportunities and promote career progression 

  • The firm can offer largely home working for those with a couple of years experience in private client/probate work, or a split of home and home office working for those with less experience. 

  • Commutable from Leeds, Bradford, Keighley, Manchester, Wakefield and Harrogate 

 Added extras and benefits 

  • Flexible working (a mixture of office and home working) 

  • Competitive salary (depending on experience) 

  • Pension 

  • Generous annual leave 

  • Excellent career progression prospects 

The ideal candidate 

  • A Private Client Legal Assistant/Paralegal 

  • Will have a minimum of 6-12 months experience in private client/probate work 

  • May have experience using a case management system 

  • Will have excellent communication skills and a good telephone manner 

  • Will be well organised and able to work well under pressure 

How to apply for this Private Client Legal Assistant role 

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Kelly on 03300 245 606 or email  

Kelly is a principal consultant here at Realm and works exclusively within private client and court of protection recruitment. She works with law firms of all sizes from private client boutiques to multi-service national firms. Kelly’s in-depth market knowledge and contacts enable her to match private client solicitors with the right firms and roles for them. 

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