Legal Assistant - Personal Injury
Salary: DOE
Sheffield
Ref: 1630

Our client, a leading South Yorkshire regional law firm, has an opportunity for a Personal Injury Legal Assistant to join its head office in Sheffield.

You will provide admin support and assistance to lawyers in the department and perform a variety of tasks while meeting the kind of quality and compliance standards you would expect from a leading law firm. Duties include:

• Providing an initial point of contact
• Handling new enquires
• Collecting and ordering medical records
• Audio or copy typing letters and documents
• Diary organisation
• Collating of information and research
• Contacting experts and other third parties
• Helping to support marketing and business development for the department
• Engaging with social media and our client’s website blog content

This is a position that would suit someone who works well under pressure, is familiar with modern technology and social media and who can manage their own time. In addition, our client deals with people in difficult and stressful situations and a professional and empathetic approach is required.

Ideally candidates will have gained some experience within a law firm although this is not essential as full training is provided.

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Receptionist and Float Secretary
Salary: competitive
Nottingham
Ref: 1596

Our client, a leading firm of solicitors in the East Midlands, has an opportunity for a Legal Secretary to join its Commercial Property team in Nottingham.

As a Receptionist, you will provide clerical and administrative support. You will assist your colleagues with the firm’s logistical needs including photocopying of correspondence, distributing documents internally and to third parties (Courts, solicitors and estate agents), franking mail, banking and organising files for storage.

Duties and responsibilities

Float Secretary

Relief secretarial support in different departments
Producing accurate correspondence and documents from digital dictation, verbal or written instructions including the use of templates and precedents
Maintaining appointment diaries, receiving morning mail and locating relevant files

Reception

Answering and receiving incoming calls
Meeting and greeting clients
Dealing with incoming and outgoing mail
General clerical tasks including photocopying, sending and receiving faxes, filing
Archiving deeds and wills register
Delivering documentation to third parties including Court, solicitors, estate agencies

Skills and qualities

Computer literacy, audio-typing digital dictation skills
Excellent communication and organisational skills
Pleasant telephone manner
Client-care focused
Respect confidentiality requirements
Work with minimal supervision to deadlines

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Administration Assistant - Legal
Salary: varies - Full time and Part time available
Sheffield
Ref: 1566

Our client, a mid-sized firm of solicitors in Sheffield, has an opening for an Administration Assistant to join its team in Sheffield city centre. This is a full time OR part time position.
This is an ideal role for someone with some experience in administration who is searching for an entry level position in professional services. You would be joining a long-established law firm with an excellent reputation for training and development.

The position is available on either a full-time or part-time job share basis and you would be part of the property and conveyancing department. Your work would focus on opening new file and starting new cases for the firms’ clients. Full duties and responsibilities described below.

You will take responsibility for new client and matter creations, following quality and compliance guidelines as you do so. Day-to-day tasks will involve ID verification checks and following our client’s procedures should your checks reveal any adverse information. To do this you will speak with the lawyers and legal secretaries to carry out conflict-of-interest checks and then input this information onto our client’s systems.

This is a role that would suit someone able to follow policy and procedure and who is happy to work in a consistent and methodical capacity. Good attention-to-detail skills are necessary as is the capacity to understand and follow the legal regulations which govern the job. You should be organised and able to work as part of a team.

Other relevant skills and experience:

Administration experience
Quick typing skills
Data input
MS Office applications
Accounting software
Document-management systems

Full training will be provided and legal experience is not necessary though it will assist you.

An excellent benefits package is offered in addition to your basic salary and holiday entitlement. Apply here for full details.