Legal Assistant

Recruiter
Bott and Company Solicitors
Location
Wilmslow, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Jul 2019
Closes
01 Aug 2019
Ref
1190932350
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you consider yourself as an ambitious, self-driven and focussed individual?

We are looking for Legal Assistants to join our expanding Road Traffic Accident Department.

The ideal candidate will be a problem solver with excellent communication skills and impeccable attention to detail. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a vibrant and award winning law firm in Wilmslow.

We are in search of applicants who display a 'can do' attitude, will be comfortable dealing with telephone queries from clients and external agencies and will excel when working as part of a team.

There will be opportunity to progress for the right candidate as Bott and Co offers opportunities to train and qualify as a Legal Executive / Legal Secretary.

The Legal Assistant will be responsible for:

·Dealing with both inbound and outbound telephone calls, providing clear advice and support to Clients, Insurers, Solicitors, Courts and more

·Providing general administrative and clerical support for Fee Earning staff

·Liaising with external agencies and suppliers

·Preparing and modifying documents including correspondence, e-mails, Counsel instructions

·Preparing Court documentation

Experience:

·Previous experience of the RTA Claims Process and working in a law firm is preferred but not essential

·If you have worked in an inbound customer service role this would be beneficial

·Training will be provided in accordance with business needs

Skills crucial to success in this role:

·Excellent client care skills

·The ability to work under pressure and multitask

·Excellent prioritisation and time keeping skills

·A flexible attitude

·A team player

·A confident telephone manner

·The ability to tailor communications dependent upon the recipient

·Attention to detail and accuracy

·A professional demeanour

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