Litigation Assistant

Thame, UK
20 Sep 2019
03 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Commutable from;

Oxford, Aylesbury, Headington, Kidlington, Chinnor, Watlington, Stadhampton, Chalgrove, Wallingford, Benson, Princes Risborough, Chesham or Abingdon.

A highly reputable Legal 500 firm is now seeking a talented and experienced Litigation Assistant to support with the preparation of cases.

You will play a pivotal part within an established team supporting the Head of Department and Fee Earners with secretarial and administrative duties, ensuring the smooth and effective running of the department.

Additionally, you will also assist in the progression of cases on behalf on clients under the supervision of Fee Earners and in accordance with The Company policy and lawful procedures.

Duties will include:

* Dealing with client enquiries and cases including interviewing clients and advising clients as necessary to progress the case

* Providing secretarial and administrative support that includes audio typing, producing correspondence, attendance notes, court documentations and updating databases

* Arranging and attend conferences and client meetings with counsel as necessary

Experience / Qualifications:

Legal qualifications/experience would be advantageous but not essential; experience in administration and customer service either by phone or face to face is required. Full training will be given.

Essential Skills:

* An effective and strong team player

* Have a proven track record in a legal or Administration/Customer Service role

* Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills both verbally and written

* Be confident, highly professional and reliable

* Possess excellent customer service skills

* Be able to use own initiative and work well at times with minimal supervision

* Be an effective problem solver and be able to handle difficult situations

In return you will become apart of one of the largest legal firms in Oxfordshire and be provided with fantastic opportunities to progress in your legal career. You will also receive excellent employee benefits that focus on the wellbeing of staff and recognition of long service.

If you feel that you are a good fit for this opportunity, Contact Ash from Fusion3 Consulting in confidence for further information, quoting, Ref: F3C-2229

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