Legal Assistant

Recruiter
Mploy Staffing Solutions Ltd
Location
Bournemouth
Posted
31 Mar 2018
Closes
20 Apr 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client, a major law firm, is seeking a Legal Assistant to support their Family team.

Your role will include dealing with the legal and ancillary elements of cases (for example, draft documents/letters, attend court with Counsel, attend client meetings, take notes of meetings, prepare agendas and case strategies, index bundles, research, financial management and other case management).

You will:
Provide administrative support to fee earners.
Liaise with clients, taking actions agreed with fee-earner and report back progress.
Identify and raise issues.
Work to personal and team targets.
Assist with the ‘pay per click’ platform (for example, review Google analytics data, manage budget, address negative match search terms and identify geographical areas for search campaigns).
Draft articles and other publications.
Assist with other business development and understand what is required to obtain and keep clients.
Develop legal knowledge/skills and knowledge of the court process on a continuous basis.

You will need:
Previous experience within a legal environment.
Good customer service skills including a confident telephone manner.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Computer skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and ideally legal software.
Ability to work under pressure to deadline with excellent attention to detail.
Able to prioritise workload and re-schedule as required.
Excellent time management skills.
Ability to work on your own initiative as well as part of a busy team.
Professional and credible, with the ability to act with tact and discretion and to maintain confidentiality are essential.

Based in Bournemouth with salary depending on experience, 22 days holiday plus bank holidays, life assurance (3 x salary); pension; access to flexible benefits

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