Legal Administration Assistant, Leyland (job ref: 5LEY) (part time 22.5 hours per week)

Why work for us?

With a first class reputation within the industry for wills and probate work and being a Law Society WIQS Accredited Practice, you will join a team of hardworking and highly experienced wills and probate experts who are dedicated to providing a high quality and understanding service to clients.

We have 7 offices across the North West in Chester, Chorley, Leyland, Manchester, Morecambe, Preston and Southport.

Job Summary

Provide administrative and technical support to a Partner and fee earners within the Private Client Department providing the team with high quality and pro-active support, keeping them organised and enabling them to work as efficiently as possible.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Effectively manage and answer routine client enquiries in person, by telephone and email
  • Manage the collation of matter start and matter completion data
  • Co-ordinate the key dates reminder system
  • Prepare correspondence and documents through digital dictation
  • General administration duties including the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with company procedures
  • Make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain an up to date diary for fee earners within the department
  • Assisting fee earners to process legal work

Experience and Skills

  • Previous administration/legal administration experience desired
  • Audio typing experience through use of digital dictation software (Big Hand)
  • Excellent communication skills and telephone manner
  • A client focused approach to service delivery
  • Experience in using case management software and Microsoft office tools
  • Self-motivated and able to work under pressure to strict deadlines/timescales
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly organised

In return, we can offer you a competitive salary and benefits package.

Hours: 22.5 hours per week (Part Time, Permanent)
Closing Date: 8 October 2021
Salary: Competitive
Applications to: Please apply for this role by sending your CV and covering letter to quoting Job Ref 5LEY

Please note, this vacancy may be closed at any time if sufficient applications have been received.
No agencies.