Full time Legal Administrator required

Lauren Hartley Company News, Recruitment

Based in East Lancashire, Smith Jones Solicitors is a successful claimant personal injury firm established in 1988. An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Legal Assistant. This is a dual role and the duties will include:

• Provide support to the legal team including:
 Working within the Proclaim case management system.
 Scanning and saving post into the appropriate electronic file on Proclaim.
 Producing file notes, and recording time, of such telephone calls and communications.
 Requisition BACS payments/cheques, transfers and post receipts through the Proclaim CMS.
 Attending to filing of all appropriate documentation.
 Producing paper files as required.
 Ensuring paper files up to date and maintained in good order.
 Producing Trial Bundles as required.
 Audio/copy typing and word processing with an accurate and appropriate speed.
 Making and receiving telephone calls, screening calls from clients and other firms.

• Case management system administration including:
 Assisting with administration of CMS.
 Assisting with systems development/testing.

• General administration duties.
• Undertake such other tasks as required by the Firm.

The successful applicant will have:

• Secretarial experience.
• Strong IT skills.
• Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
• Confidentiality.
• Experience of working with a case management system preferably Proclaim.
• Good telephone manner.

36 ¼ hours per week 9am – 5pm.
32 days holiday per year.
Salary £14,000 – £16,000 per annum dependent on experience.
Please send your CV and a covering letter to HR@sjlaw.co.uk