Legal Assistant - Serious Injury

Recruiter
Plus One Personnel
Location
Long Lawford
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Mar 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: Legal Assistant - Serious Injury

Location: Rugby

Salary: £20,000pa

Our client is a well-established and respected Legal Firm in the local area looking to recruit a Legal Assistant within their busy Serious Injury department, to provide administrative support to the fee-earners and team. It is essential that the successful candidate has a strong administrative background within a professional or corporate environment, and has the ability to work well both within a team and on one's own initiative. This role would suit a diligent and organised individual who is looking for longevity within their next role.

Main responsibilities:

  • To provide a high level of administrative support and assistance to all Legal Services staff
  • To undertake and co-ordinate procedural, clerical and administrative support tasks
  • Being responsible for setting personal priorities and managing personal workload
  • The ability to work under routine direction against established priorities, processes and procedures
  • Liaise closely with clients via telephone or e-mail in a clear, concise and professional manner
  • Responsible for the completion of allocated tasks within required timeframes
  • Carrying out file opening and closing compliance tasks
  • Championing of data integrity for the creation of Contact, Customer and Matter records and file closing
  • Be responsible for emails, court forms, customer related bookings, key date diary administration and all other ad hoc administrative duties

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Previous legal administrative experience is desirable
  • Strong administration skills are essential
  • Knowledge and experience in the respective legal field would be preferable
  • Excellent attention to detail with strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be IT literate and proficient with Microsoft Office packages
  • Good literacy skills including spelling and grammar are crucial
  • Ability to deal with a range of clients and customers

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please submit an up-to-date CV, or if you'd prefer you can also call Melissa Podlaski for a discreet and confidential discussion about the role.

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