Legal Administration Supervisor / Team Leader

Recruiter
Carousel Consultancy Ltd
Location
London (Central)
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are currently looking for 2 x Legal Administration Supervisors / Team Leaders to join a leading City Law Firm.

Working in conjunction with the Secretarial Services Manager you will help to deliver the firm’s secretarial and administration services and will be responsible for the supervision of 5.5 Legal Administration Assistants. You will take the lead on your team’s workflow management and ensure that the company’s high service delivery standards are met.

Key responsibilities as the Legal Administration Supervisor / Team Leader will include:

  • Day-to-day supervising of your team and managing and coordinating their workload
  • Scheduling and managing Administrative Assistants’ (AAs) absence, holiday and sickness
  • Acting as a point of contact for the lawyers in your practice area
  • Producing monthly reports
  • Attending monthly meetings and taking minutes when necessary
  • Assisting management with implementing new initiatives, changes to workflow and processes etc
  • Developing, motivating and managing the AAs in your team
  • Assisting management and HR when recruiting and retaining your team
  • Conducting team inductions when new AAs start
  • Assisting your team with their administrative duties

Suitable candidates will have / be:

  • Previous experience working in and/or supervising a Legal Administrative team (or equivalent)
  • Good level of education
  • Experience of working for a number of busy fee earners at the same time
  • Experience of workflow management and working within a very busy, deadline driven environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (including grammar, spelling and punctuation)
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to delegate and manage the time and skills of others
  • Knowledge of document management systems (Aderant and BigHand desirable)
  • Advanced PC skills including MS Office
  • Positive, professional and proactive attitude
  • Minute taking skills

Standard hours are Monday - Friday 9.30am - 5.30pm and our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Does this sound like you? Is this the type of role you’re looking to kick start 2018 in? If you have the necessary Legal Admin Supervisory experience we’re looking for then please submit your CV in Word format (not PDF) as soon as possible, quoting 'LO - Legal Admin Supervisor’