Legal Services Assistant

Recruiter
SF Group
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£18,000 per annum
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Full Time

SF Group are currently recruiting with a well established law firm in Birmingham City Centre. This exciting permanent vacancy is a 'Legal Services Assistant', and is paying between £18,000- £25,000 dependent on experience. It is essential that you have a minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role for your application to be successful.

Some of the core day to day responsibilities will include;

  • Proactively dealing with client and third party telephone calls, answering queries where able and acting on initiative to provide exceptional client service
  • Providing support with case research and post completion work
  • Online applications
  • Undertaking searches and completion of Stamp Duty Land Tax
  • Production of collation packs
  • Production of court bundles, ensuring the bundle structure, format and content meets with the requirements of the court rules, including printing/copying of master bundles
  • Obtaining information and documentation from clients and third parties as appropriate
  • Management of key dates and delivery milestones, ensuring notifications are actioned by lawyers
  • Ensuring client data is maintained within case management and practice systems,
  • Ensuring compliance with firm wide/department policies and procedures
  • Attending internal/external meetings where appropriate and taking accurate minutes
  • Reviewing correspondence and documentation produced by shared services/speech recognition to ensure the content is accurate and formatted correctly
  • Time recording for tasks undertaken as appropriate
  • File opening - ensuring engagement letters are sent, matters are set up on the relevant document/case management system
  • File closure administration- dealing with account balances and ensuring compliance
  • Day to day supervision of Administration Assistant

It is essential you have previous experience in the following areas;

  • A minimum of 2 years Legal experience within a similar role
  • Experience of document management/case management systems
  • Excellent knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

If your experience matches the above key duties, please submit your updated CV ASAP. If you have any further questions in the meantime, please don't hesitate to get in touch on