Legal Support Assistant

Posted on Jan 16, 2019 by Anonymous

Southampton, Hampshire United Kingdom
Legal
Immediate Start
£20k - £25k Annual
Full-Time
Our client based in Southampton central is currently looking to recruit a team of Legal Support Assistant's due to expansion within the company. The role is to provide high quality administrative and other support services within the team, to enable delivery of the team operational strategy. Specifically the areas of involvement will include Client and Business Development / Prospective Client Engagement Activities, Team and File Operational Activities and Team Finance and Risk Activities.

Responsibilities:

* Organising travel and meetings
* Finance and Risk Management - assisting Matter Partners and other fee earners with managing monthly billing procedures, cash collection and credit control processes
* Supporting the production of team performance reporting
* Dealing with all file management tasks to ensure full compliance with the clients practices and procedures to include, for example, Lexcel, Code of Conduct, and anti-Money Laundering
* Interaction - Building contact and marketing lists and managing and tracking of client/BD activity and referrals leads
* Assisting with production of pitches and capability statements within the agreed house format
* Events - taking responsibility for events within the Group, liaising with internal and external clients for requirements, bookings, catering, equipment requests etc and ensuring events are fully supported
* Taking responsibility for other administrative business development tasks for the team as agreed from time to time, eg co-ordinating submissions to relevant entries, co-ordinating external invitations to BD activities, tailoring team sheets for prospective clients, preparing resources to take to client meetings.
* Assisting with Client research and building relationships - the LSA client relationship role.
* Organising travel for fee earners and partners in line with firm policies and to maximize benefit in regards to budget.

The successful candidate will have a positive and practical approach, with the ability to identify and implement opportunities to develop their own, and the team, support services to fee earners. You will have the ability to support fee earners through proactive interaction and understanding of their support needs. You will need to be confident with prioritisation skills to complete assigned tasks as required. Attention to detail and working to strict deadlines are essential skills to possess.

To be successful for this role, ideally you will have a medical or legal background.

Working hours are 9:00am - 5:15pm Monday to Friday, with a great benefits package.

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Reference: 620011320

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