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LEGAL ASSISTANT - THETFORD

Reference:
LASSTHET01
Sectors:
Legal , Legal Secretary
Salary:
£15,000 to £20,000 per annum
Benefits:
DOE
Town/City:
THETFORD
Contract Type:
Permanent

Description

ARE YOU AN EXPERIENCED LEGAL ASSISTANT?

ARE YOU LOOKING TO WORK FOR A WELL ESTABLISHED AND WELL RESPECTED SOLICITOR ?

FANTASTIC BASIC SALARY  DOE + BENEFITS

We are looking for a Legal assistant to join a local firm of solicitors. Previous experience in a legal company essential

The Legal Assistant role is to support the commercial Legal Team. This is a very varied role.

Hours: 8:30am -5:00 pm MONDAY - FRIDAY

OUR CLIENT, A WELL RESPECTED MULTI OFFICE FIRM OF SOLICITORS REQUIRES A LEGAL ASSISTANT TO JOIN THERE ALREADY ESTABLISHED AND PROGRESSIVE TEAM AT THETFORD TO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO THE SUPERVISING FEE EARNER IN THE DEPARTMENT

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High standard of organisational skill in order to maximise work flow and productivity.
  • Be able to deal with clients in a professional manner.
  • Have strong IT skills with knowledge of all Microsoft Office packages
  • Have capacity to multi task and to remain calm under pressure
  • Be committed to our company's values
  • Be able to communicate confidently at all levels on the telephone, face to face and through routine correspondence
  • Possess a sound knowledge of all relevant IT packages together with a willingness to expand this with training when required

YOU WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR:

  • Undertake certain elements of fee earning work under supervision. In particular:

• file creation/closure;
• generation of suitable client ; correspondence;
• drafting of documentation;
• progress client matters in a timely manner;
• assist in the financial management of the file

  • Deal wherever possible with routine client enquiries and communications
  • Manage the collation of matter start and matter completion data and prepare all claims for costs, referring major matters to supervising Fee earner or Partner
  • Deputise for Fee earner in their absence, passing urgent issues to another senior fee earner for guidance where necessary
  • Co-ordination of the key dates reminder system
  • Provide such secretarial support as may be required
  • Undertake such additional administrative tasks as may reasonably be requested of you including but not limited to reception cover, ordering of stationery, banking, taking post and DX etc

INTERESTED? DON'T DELAY IN APPLYING NOW!


MY CLIENT IS SHORTLISTING FOR INTERVIEWS SO PLEASE APPLY TODAY TO AVOID DISAPPOINTMENT.

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