Legal Administrator - North London

Law Support
05 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting new vacancy has arisen for a legal administrator to join an extremely busy firm of solicitors based in North London.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the care team which is funded by legal aid. The firm has a number of solicitors who spend a substantial amount of time in court and the legal administrator will provide assistance on a variety of administrative tasks.

Daily duties will include the following:

  1. Opening and closing files- following compliance systems

  2. Filing of correspondence and moving and saving emails on client folders (and keeping paper files)

  3. General file management.

  4. Obtaining papers from other parties

  5. Preparing court bundles

  6. Entering directions in fee earner and family diaries.

  7. Forwarding position statements to the court and other parties

  8. Liaising with Guardians

  9. Identifying and booking experts

  10. Booking counsel

  11. CCMS (on-line legal aid system)

  12. Some telephone contact with clients- general update or taking messages

  13. Providing reception cover (lunch/ holidays etc)

Ideally our client is looking for the individual to work on full time basis from 9am to 5-30am but there would be flexibility for the right candidate to work a slightly shorter day or a four day week.