Senior Legal PA/ Office Manager

Recruiter
Jobwise
Location
Altrincham
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Currently recruiting for an experience Senior Legal Secretary/ Office Manager to work at a well established Solicitor's based in Wilmslow. Offering a competitive salary paying between £18,000 - £25,000 negotiable depending on experience. This is a permanent vacancy working Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.

Main Purpose of the role:

The purpose of the Office Manager is to be the PA to the Managing Partner and line manage the office's secretarial and administrative heads, whilst developing a strong relationship with Head Office. The Office Manager will be responsible for the efficient running of the non-fee earning elements of the office. Support will be provided by Head Office.

About The Role:

. Typing of correspondence and documents
. Typing reports, file notes and attendance notes
. Preparing enclosures ready for signing and sending out with the post
. Copying, scanning and faxing, including preparation of bundles
. Opening and closing client files
. Filing of incoming and outgoing post and correspondence and other general duties
. Ensuring all client files are kept up to date and assist the team to maintain their files in accordance with internal quality service procedures
. Requesting client related payments
. Completion of legal forms and similar administrative duties
. Diary management, organising meetings, travel arrangements etc
. Answering incoming calls and taking detailed messages from clients
. Any other tasks commensurate with the role

Essential Skills & Experience

. Previous Legal secretary/PA experience
. Family law experience is essential
. Experience of Litigation matters would extremely beneficial
. Excellent and accurate audio-typing skills required (minimum 60 words pm)
. Good working knowledge of various applications - Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and Digital Dictation
. Taking care and attention on all correspondence and documentation
. Flexible with the ability to adapt to change new practices and cope under pressure
. Excellent presentation skills reflected in their work
. A methodical and organised approach with keen attention paid to every detail
. Good organisational skills to ensure that the tasks are effectively scheduled within working time available, and that urgent work is completed and returned within the specified timescales.
. Friendly and helpful approach to dealing with queries
. Excellent communication skills
. Discretion, for dealing with confidential information
. Good listening skills
. Able to integrate within a team as well as working under own initiative
. Work as part of a team ensuring telephones/lunch cover
. Ability to deliver a quality service to clients

About The Benefits

. Paying £18,000 - £25,000 Negotiable depending on experience
. After 3 months probation offer pension scheme, death in service, Bupa Medical cash plan- discounted legal services, Working Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm with one hour lunch
. Flexi time offered
. 25 days holiday entitlement

To Apply
If this sounds like a role you will LOVE, please apply below.


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