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Legal Admin Assistant

Employer
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
14 May 2021

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Part Time (2 days per week) Legal Administrator required for a Newcastle Law Firm

Your new role
This role is working within a full service law firm as a legal administrator.

What to Expect
  • Opening standard new files.
  • Taking new client calls directly and obtaining file opening details and brief matter description.
  • Allocating new clients to the appropriate fee earner based on salary and capacity.
  • Sending out an engagement letter to the client (hard copy and email) and preparing a hard copy of file for the fee earner.
  • Assisting clients with queries, usually regarding ID documents but if unable to assist take message and inform fee earner or compliance team.
  • Scanning and filing returned authorities to proceed, id documents and utility bills into the system.
  • Sending out an email to fee earners requesting their weekly capacity.
  • Updating the capacity list every Monday and sending them back to Partners.
  • Keeping track of any new clients that are referrals.
  • Once a month preparing a spread sheet and a list of referrals to all fee earners within the department and distributing the list and spread sheet.
  • Emailing Compliance where issues arise around possible conflicts.


What you'll need
  • Minimum 2 years' experience as an Administrator in the legal/professional services sector
  • Typing speed minimum of 55wpm

    What you need to do now
    If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
    If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at hays.co.uk

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at hays.co.uk
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