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Legal Assistant

Employer
Office Angels
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Our client, a successful, forward thinking law firm, is seeking an experienced Legal Assistant due to company growth.

This vacancy sits within the firms mental capacity team and is a particularly rewarding role for someone who is passionate about people and would like to be part of a team smoothing the path for families facing a difficult time!

If you're an experienced Legal Assistant/Secretary looking for a new rewarding role with a supportive and dedicated team who have a real passion for what they do, we'd love to hear from you!

This is a rare opportunity to work for a well known, market leading business who offer a competitive salary, hybrid working and a generous benefits package, including flexible working, weekly lifestyle hour and great annual leave!

JOB TITLE: Legal Assistant

LOCATION: Plymouth

HOURS: 36.25 hours per week, Monday to Friday

SALARY: Up to £24,000 (negotiable dependent on experience)

BENEFITS: 25 days holiday with the option to buy/sell holiday, a weekly lifestyle hour for you to use as you choose, 'family hours' to allow work flexibility around family commitments, pension scheme, some flexible working opportunities.

THE COMPANY AND TEAM: Our client is a highly reputable, market leading law with offices across the country. Despite their national presence and impressive growth, this company have maintained a supportive and friendly work culture with open plan offices and regular social events. This firm cover a range of practice areas including Personal Injury, Clinical Negligence, Employment, Commercial and Conveyancing. financial, This role sits within the Mental Capacity team who support clients and their loved ones with financial, health and welfare related issues.

THE ROLE:

The purpose of this role is to provide a high quality admin support service for the mental capacity team and fee earners.

Diary management including organising travel and meetings
Direct secretarial support for the team
Assist fee earners with managing monthly billing procedures, cash collection and credit control processes
Team reporting
File management to ensure compliance with firm practices and procedures
Producing and amending letters/documents
Opening, closing and maintaining files including production of terms of business letters, confirmation of instruction letters, ID checks and the entering of entities and capacities on each new client/matter file
Preparing files for court, gathering all relevant documentation and typing up of clear and concise case notes
Filing and photocopying
Filing and collation of medical records
Dealing with routine client telephone enquiries and managing and taking calls on behalf of the solicitorsWHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

Previous legal secretary / legal assistant experience
Initiative and the ability to work proactively
Ability to interact and communicate with a range of people confidently and professionally
Great attention to detail and organisational skills
Ability to manage and have autonomy for own workload and prioritise tasks accordingly
Strong IT skills
Great telephone manner and written communication skills

TO APPLY: If you are interested in this role we would love to hear from you. Please call Alex on (phone number removed) or email a copy of your CV to .

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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