Legal Team Administrator

Recruiter
Ellis Whittam Limited
Location
Chester
Posted
03 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have a new exciting opportunity, not to be missed! At Ellis Whittam we are currently looking for a Legal Team Administrator to join our happy, engaged and forward thinking team. The successful candidate will be joining us on a full time, permanent basis and will receive a competitive salary plus benefits. Ellis Whittam are an award winning, fast growing business, providing high quality Health & Safety, Employment Law and HR support to UK employers. Our hands-on, innovative, client focused, commercial approach is popular with our clients and we achieve industry-leading levels of client satisfaction. We have exciting times ahead at Ellis Whittam! The Mid-market private equity house LDC has recently made a significant investment which will be used to fund future developments over the next four years and create 100 jobs. We have a shared ambition and the partnership will help us to bring our expertise to many more management teams throughout the UK. About the Legal Team Administrator Role In this role you will provide legal advisers with a high standard of administrative support in the production and processing of legal documents and correspondence and to carry out other internal administration tasks. Key responsibilities of our Legal Team Administrator - Ensure client calls are answered professionally and their messages promptly dealt with - Check and amend all correspondence, reducing the necessity for legal advisers to do so - Create and collate bundles for tribunals, including typing up lists of documents and briefs to Counsel - Ensure client matters are progressing smoothly and, under direction of the adviser, keep clients informed of progress on the matters - To work as a team with other legal administration colleagues to ensure workload is shared and produced on time, to set deadlines. - Maintain files in good order and condition - Keep computer systems and records up to date and organised - Manage diaries for advisors flagging important dates, departmentally and/or individually - Provide administration support and cover for main reception What we're looking for in our Legal Team Administrator - Good knowledge of Word and Excel - Audio dictation skills are desirable - Excellent communications skills, both written and oral - Highly organised - Excellent attention to detail - Friendly and professional manner with confidence to work with all people in the company and externally, i.e. clients - Some previous experience working within a legal environment is desirable Here at Ellis Whittam it's a friendly, happy and rewarding place to work where creative and forward thinking business minds are welcomed. If you would like to work for us as our new Legal Team Administrator then we would love to hear from you! Closing Date: Friday 13th October NO AGENCIES PLEASE Due to large numbers of applications if you haven't heard from us within 28days then please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
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