Settlement Agreement Co-ordinator

Recruiter
Thompsons
Location
Pillaton
Posted
11 Jul 2018
Closes
21 Jul 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Vacancy: Settlement Agreement Co-ordinator

Office: Plymouth

Salary: £17,258 - £19,127

Closing date for applicants: 23 July 2018

Contract: Permanent

Are you looking to join a top law firm who treats their employees as they do their clients - fairly with honesty and as individuals?

Then look no further as Thompsons Solicitors has just the opportunity for you!

We are the most experienced trade union, employment rights and claimant personal injury law firm in the UK. Established since 1921 we have been able to build a diverse team of professionals who take immense pride in providing high quality legal services to the victims of injury and are passionate about protecting the rights of working people. Want to join us?

We are currently looking for an excellent Co-ordinator to join us to provide essential support to the Settlement Agreement Unit in our Plymouth office.

The role:

You will be responsible for the data entry and upkeep for settlement agreements as they are processed, as well as file opening and management of settlement agreement files on a daily basis. You will provide support to Executives processing settlement agreements and field settlement agreement telephone calls. Ensuring that settlement agreements matters are concluded correctly, as well as being fully responsible for credit control when advice is concluded.

In addition to sound administrative skills, including the ability to communicate clearly and effectively, this position requires a good understanding of the procedures of the department, the team and the firm as a whole, together with an ability to make appropriate decisions to organise and plan work, and use the equipment provided to the highest standard.

In return, you will have the opportunity to advance your career by working alongside lawyers who work on a diverse portfolio and highly prestigious cases.

Key Requirements:

  • Exceptional organisational skills

  • Strong IT skills particularly with using case management systems

  • Someone who is self-sufficient and thrives in a busy working environment

  • Excellent communication and client care skills, which is essential to the role.

  • Empathy with the Labour and Trade Union movement is desirable

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary

  • Extensive benefits package which includes contributory pension scheme, permanent health insurance, life assurance

  • 23 days annual leave (in addition to bank holidays)

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

  • Annual travel and parking loans

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Financial assistance for professional development

Thompsons believes in equality and is an Equal Opportunities employer promoting diversity within the workplace.

No agencies please.

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