Legal Assistant

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Manchester, UK
12 Oct 2019
18 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our award winning Employment team is one of the largest and most highly regarded in the UK. Ranked Tier 1 in the Legal 500 our Lawyers are experts in every aspect of Employment Law. This is an exciting opportunity for someone wanting to pursue a legal career.

Client service is at the heart of Slater and Gordon's business: We take pride in the quality of instructions we secure and the unfailing support we provide to our clients. You'll need talent, ambition, focus and drive. We'll also need you to have fantastic organisational skills and attention to detail.

If that sounds like you, and you're looking for a stimulating and rewarding career, we would love to hear from you.

Responsibilities to include:

Providing administrative support to fee earners to include managing and maintaining files from opening to archiving
Handling incoming and outgoing post
Being the initial point of contact for telephone calls, handling enquiries and taking messages
Preparing letters with guidance
Assisting fee earners with billing, so maintaining financial records and assisting with bill preparation
Undertaking legal research, preparing of LOD and lodging documents at court
Preparing settlement agreement reports
Following up any outstanding costs and ensuring the prompt payment in of cheques received

About You:

Strong interest in a legal career
Efficient time management and organisational skills
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Good IT skills including Microsoft Excel
Excellent attention to detail
Good problem solving skills
What we offer in return:

In return we offer a competitive salary with market leading benefits, a positive and inviting work environment, exposure to industry specialists and the fantastic opportunity to develop a rewarding and successful career with an award winning law firm.

About us:

Slater and Gordon is a leading consumer law firm and our mission is to give people easier access to world class legal services. The firm provides specialist legal and complementary services in a broad range of areas and our clients are the centre of it all.

How to apply:

If you would like to make a formal application please select 'Apply' and follow the online application process

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