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Document Centre Operator (Evenings)

Fladgate LLP
Closing date
15 Sep 2021

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This is a fantastic opportunity to join our well-respected and friendly Document Centre team, currently made up of the Document Centre Manager and five Document Centre Operators.

The Role

This role is a 6 month fixed term contract, operating remotely between 3pm and 11pm Monday to Friday.

Responsibilities Include:

· Producing legal documents to the highest standard of accuracy within the deadlines required.

· To help with the prioritising of workflow and keeping fee earners and partners informed of any possible delays or difficulties.

· Incorporating the firm's house style into all documents.

· Creating, amending and converting documents for all departments as required.

· Providing support and advice on document production throughout the firm.

· Accurately creating and amending documents in word, powerpoint and excel to specific deadlines.

· Log and prioritise work when necessary.

· Ensure work produced to deadlines and liaise with fee-earners if problems occur.

· Take responsibility for own work and enjoy working in a team environment, with the other Document Centre Operators.

· Producing legal documents to the highest standard of accuracy within the deadlines required.

Person Specification

Our ideal candidate will have:

· 5 years + experience working in a Document Production team.

· An understanding of Property law terminology would be advantageous.

· Accurate audio and copy typing

· Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, especially Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

· Ability to apply house styles to work.

· Experience in using DocX tools or equivalent

· Ability to use initiative and liaise with fee earners when necessary

· Ability to prioiritse workload and adhere to tight deadlines

· Be a proactive team member with a willing attitude

· Be highly organised, communicative and calm

· A positive outlook and good sense of humour.

About Us

Fladgate has a broad skills base that covers a wide spectrum of legal services across the business lifecycle and shaped to operate collaboratively to move fast and flexibly:

· Dispute Resolution: which includes regulatory, corporate governance and investigations, banking and financial services litigation, international commercial arbitration, insurance, contentious trusts and family, civil fraud and asset protection

· Corporate: including private capital, capital markets, M&A, tax, restructuring and employment

· Real estate: including planning, construction, real estate finance and real estate litigation.

· Funds, Finance and Regulatory: including investment funds, private equity, fund managers, asset and investment managers, promoters, sponsors and investors

Fladgate is a nimble 80 partner law firm known for its ability to work on fast moving, complex challenges requiring enterprising and commercial solutions.

In addition to advising a substantial UK-based client base, the firm provides a proactive and efficient service for clients with international business through specialist groups which serve continental Europe, India, Israel, South Africa, the Middle East, Russia/CIS, US, Canada and the Asia Pacific region. Operating from London and comprising multilingual and multi-qualified lawyers, these groups facilitate cross-border activities for a diverse range of companies. The firm is a member of the International Lawyers Network, a worldwide non-exclusive association of high-quality full service law firms based in 67 countries.

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