Legal Administrator

  • Location
    Totnes, Devon
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Administrator
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £ 25000 - £ 27000 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Office

We have a rare opportunity available with an independent, local law firm who are seeking a Legal Administrator to join their established team



Do you have experience within a legal setting and are looking for your first or new role within a friendly team who have a real passion for what they do? We would love to hear from you!



JOB TITLE: Legal Administrator (Fixed Term Contract)



LOCATION: Totnes



HOURS: Flexible dependant on the candidate. Minimum 25 hours up to 35 hours Full Time



SALARY: Dependent on experience



BENEFITS: This role comes with a fantastic benefit package - very generous annual leave - 25 days holiday plus bank holidays! Parking permit, progression opportunities, pension scheme, benefits, and discounts scheme.



THE COMPANY: An independent law firm, established for over 150 years. They have developed a fantastic reputation for providing a professional, yet friendly and local service. They are particularly proud of the working environment and culture they have created which has been described by employees as supportive, caring & professional.



THE ROLE: You will provide administrative support across the


business assisting the Head of Department and partners, and will be on hand to assist with a wide variety of tasks to ensure the smooth running of the office. Responsibilities might include:



  • Providing admin support to the partner and team

  • Identifying and dealing with file closing and archiving where necessary

  • Assisting and liaising with the fee earner, advising on time or financial balances and any outstanding work

  • Ensuring client records and files are up to date

  • Liaising with clients and dealing with client enquiries and communications

  • Manage the collation of matter start and matter completion data

  • Co-ordination and management of the key dates calendar system

  • Responding to all emails within specified time period set

  • Attending meetings where required and actioning tasks set

  • Filing and archiving

  • Booking client appointments and arranging meetings

  • Management of team diary and appointments

  • Answering the phones

  • General ad hoc admin tasks as directed


THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:



  • An understanding of general legal processes and file management

  • Good IT skills, including: typing, word processing and general MD Office skills

  • Strong organisational skills

  • Someone who is confident at managing multiple tasks at one time

  • Someone who can demonstrate a flexible and can-do approach to work

  • A professional and polite telephone manner

  • A team player with a positive attitude


TO APPLY: If you are interested in this


role, we would love to hear from you today - either call and speak to Vicky on


01392 426200 or email a copy of your CV to Vicky.Williams@office-angels.com


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