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 careers@birchallblackburn.co.uk quoting Job Ref 5LEY

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