Legal Administrator

Posted on Dec 17, 2018 by The Business Connection

Chester, Cheshire United Kingdom
Admin & Secretarial
Immediate Start
£18k - £18k Annual
Full-Time

Working for this established Chester-based legal firm, the Legal Administrator will be key to the continued success of the team, though providing efficient clerical and finance administration support. Based within modern, immaculate, open-plan offices, the Legal Administrator will join a motivated, small team. You will be rewarded with 22 days holiday, plus Bank Holidays and a Xmas shutdown, gym membership, an annual staff conference, and a pension scheme.

To apply for the Legal Administrator role, you should have previous experience within administration, accounts/finance, or the legal sector. You will possess strong organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise effectively, exceptional attention to detail, confident to work within a highly regulated environment. The Legal Administrator will be looking for longevity in their next role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting fee earners and consultants with all administration
  • Preparing court documents
  • Creating case file bundles
  • Liaising with couriers regarding the dispatch and collection of legal files
  • Using a case management system
  • Dealing with client banking and invoicing - submitting bills to clients, receipting money and paying third parties within fixed deadlines
  • Working within a highly regulated sector
  • Being the first point of contact for telephone calls and visitors to the office

Essential Skills:

  • Previous administration, accounts/finance, or legal experience
  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise effectively
  • Exceptional attention to detail, confident to work within a highly regulated environment
  • Able to learn new systems and terminology quickly
  • Flexible approach to work - willing to take on any tasks required
  • Well presented with a professional telephone manner
  • Ability to use own initiative and make independent decisions
  • PC skills in MS Word, Excel, Outlook

Keywords: Administrator, administration, Accounts Administrator, finance administration, legal

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Unfortunately due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, in the event that we haven't contacted you within 48 hours please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies

We are acting on behalf of the client as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

We are an equal opportunities agency and welcome applicants from all backgrounds

Reference: 599173616

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