Senior Legal Administrator

benefits (12 month FTC)
17 Jun 2022
15 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Legal Administrator - Successful Law Firm - City of London - 12 month FTC - GBP30k-GBP34k (DoE) + great benefits
An interesting contract role as a Legal Administrator has become available at a fantastic City based law firm.
This Legal Assistant / Legal Administrator role would suit confident individuals with good academic grades and experience of coordinating witness statements in a fast-paced legal environment. As well as outstanding research skills, you'll also have some experience of preparing bundles for hearings and taking and preparing witness statements.
With a proactive nature, a professional demeanour and a hard working attitude you will possess excellent communication and organisational skills.
What's on offer:
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly successful law firm in the City of London, where you can fully utilise your academics and experience.
Excellent working conditions and benefits include 25 days holiday plus, pension, life assurance, income protection, private medical, performance bonus, free eye tests, flexible salary sacrifice benefits and more (based on a 12 month fixed term contract basis).
Key responsibilities in the Legal Assistant / Paralegal role includes:
* Professional client and witness liaison - being a first point of contact for the team
* Maintaining the witness schedule - arranging interviews, obtaining and chasing documentation, regular liaison with witnesses to ensure attendance at final hearings etc.
* Proactive diary management
* Assisting in preparation and maintenance of client reports
* Assisting in the coordination and preparation of bundles for hearings
* Liaising with experts for reports on the instruction of the fee earner
* Conducting file openings and processing file closures as required
* Arranging conferences for clients, experts, Counsel and fee earners
* Assisting with billing
* Processing invoices
* Various administrative tasks
* Document management including using internal electronic systems to progress cases and provide update reports to clients
What we're looking for:
* LPC or BPTC graduates beneficial
* Previous experience working as a Legal Assistant or Legal Administrator
* Experience in Regulatory / Professional Discipline law is highly beneficial
* Experience of taking and preparing witness statements
* Experience of preparing bundles for hearings
* Excellent research and administration skills and experience of dealing with and managing large quantities of documentation
* Exceptional language skills, both written and spoken including spelling and grammar and confident communication skills
* Highly organised, meticulous and ability to multi-task
* Strong IT skills including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
* Interest and enthusiasm for law
* Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information
* Professional, diplomatic, confident and hardworking
Interested in this Legal Administrator role?
If you have the necessary skills required for this Paralegal / Legal Assistant position, then we'd love to hear from you. Please submit your CV ASAP, quoting 'LO - Legal Administrator - London