Legal Assistant

Recruiter
CLEARLINE RECRUITMENT LTD
Location
Seaford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
06 Jul 2019
Closes
26 Jul 2019
Ref
1192651955
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Legal Assistant

Location: Seaford

Salary: £18k-£21k depending on experience

Start date ASAP

Our client is a well-established legal firm, they are looking to recruit a Legal Assistant to provide direct support to the Principal to enable them to operate at optimum efficiency.

Responsibilities
  • To prepare correspondence and documents including audio-typing and word processing in accordance with Case Management systems as appropriate.
  • To administer filing which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained on the Intranet.
  • To prepare mail and enclosures for despatch.
  • To arrange for all copying to be done, in person if the Office Junior is not available to undertake the task.
  • To make appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain an up-to-date diary for his/her Principal.
  • To prepare the Conference Room for meetings as necessary and for the tidying and clearance of the room at the end of the meeting.
  • To provide refreshments when asked to do so.
  • To provide support to other assistants as required.
  • To attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm's standards for client care.
  • To undertake any specific training when required to do so and overall to have a responsibility towards self-development.
  • Other duties commensurate with the post as designated from time to time by the Partnership.
  • To secure the confidentiality and security of the firm's client documentation and information

Requirements
  • Audio Typing skills - Essential
  • Hold a minimum of Level 2 qualification in English and Mathematics
  • Hold at least 2 years relevant and recent administrative experience
  • Good level of ICT experience particularly Microsoft Office
  • Excellent keyboard skills/word processing
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Well organised and efficient
  • Knowledge and understanding of the confines of confidential working
  • Professional appearance and manner
  • Flexible and open to continuous change

For more information please contact Jamie Watson at Clearline Recruitment.

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