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Legal Support Assistant - Spalding

We are a leading "Top 200" Law Firm and provider of wealth management services, based in Lincolnshire and across the Midlands. Established in 1856, we are considered to be one of the oldest law firms in the UK.

Benefits:

Some of the great benefits that we offer are:

  • Generous holiday entitlements
  • Staff discount on legal fees
  • Income protection
  • Life assurance at 3 x salary
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

The role:

The ideal candidate will be a positive, friendly and enthusiastic individual with good attention to detail and the ability to work in a fast paced environment.

Key Duties and Responsibilities of the Legal Support Assistant will include:

  • Organising refreshments for meetings;
  • Collect, open, scan and distribute Royal Mail post.
  • Deliver/collect items by hand for/from other solicitors/nearby businesses.
  • All photocopying required by the Document Production Team/Fee Earners. 
  • Filing and Scanning as directed by the Team Leader.
  • Frank outgoing mail ready for collection. 
  • Close files using the standard office procedure.
  • Provide cover on reception as directed by the Team Leader.
  • Carry out miscellaneous general office duties during the course of the day as reasonably requested.
  • Ensure all photocopiers are stocked/supplied with paper.
  • Check regularly and maintain stock levels of stationery and re-order as/when required.
  • Project work including: developing and maintaining a data base of wills and deeds, locating, retrieving and filing from the system as required.
  • Typing of information from manual documents or digital dictation and voice recognition as directed by the Team Leader.
  • Answering calls;
  • Greeting clients;
  • Any other ad-hoc duties.

Hours of Work: 8.30 am – 5.15 pm Monday – Friday (38.75 hours)
Location: Spalding
Salary: National Minimum/Living Wage

Person Specification:            

 

Essential

Desirable

Qualifications:

5 x GCSE Passes at grade C or above.  

 

Knowledge:

Knowledge of Microsoft Office.

 

Previous experience within a Legal Practice or professional office environment.

Use of case management systems /databases. 

Skills:

Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

Structured and organised. 

Excellent communication skills.

Typing speeds of at least 50 WPM.

 

Competencies:

Proactive and organised.

 

Attributes:

Willing to be flexible to meet the needs of the business.

Smart and presentable.

 

 

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Please email your CV and covering letter to the HR Department: hr@chattertons.com    

Chattertons recognises that it is essential to provide equal opportunities to all persons without discrimination. The firm has an Equality and Diversity Policy and this sets out the firm’s position on equal opportunity in all aspects of employment.  This is available upon request. 

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