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    Oliver Coodye

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    14 days ago

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    22 October 2022

Legal Assistant - Private Client

UK - Bath - Top 100 Law Firm - Competitive Salary

Yolk Recruitment are working with a Top 100 Law Firm with ambitious growth plans who are seeking to hire a Legal Assistant for their Private Client team. As a Legal Assistant, you will provide efficient and effective administrative support to the team, enabling the team to function effectively and achieve its objectives.

Our client is committed to supporting and promoting their staff in addition to making a real impact for their clients and their communities. This firm is the place where people want to work for and who clients are eager to work with.

You will be encouraged to thrive and fulfil your potential with the power to be in control of your own development and you will be supported and your success celebrated along the way.

Our client has developed a framework demonstrating exactly what is required to grow your career. This helps their staff to understand the contribution and behaviour required for progression in the firm and you will be guided along the way to achieve your success!

This is what you'll be doing

As a Private Client Legal Assistant your duties will include:-

  • Support fee earners by managing administrative tasks including file-opening, telephone management, document production and dealing with incoming and outgoing post.
  • Billing, under supervision, and drafting documents to accurately reflect fee earner instructions
  • Undertake basic legal processes, such as assisting to process cases through portals, arranging case meetings, arranging funding, liaising with the court and completing relevant forms and processing monies.
  • Correspond with clients face to face and over the telephone and email.
  • Ensuring all work complies with risk management policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate team activities such as meetings, training or social activities

This is what you'll bring to the Team

This role will suit candidates with previous experience within a Legal Assistant or Administrative role.

You must have excellent organisation skills with the ability to effectively prioritise. You will have a solid understanding of Microsoft Office and other applicable applications.

You must be able to demonstrate strong written communication skills and have a good understanding client relationship management.

This is what you'll get in return

  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Additional 1.5 days given in December between Christmas and New Year
  • Flexible working policy
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Can buy / sell annual leave (up to 1 week)
  • Healthcare cash plan

Are you interested in this position?

If you are looking to pursue the next step in your career with a highly regarded law firm, we encourage you to apply by contacting Oliver Coodye on 07458 142 713 or alternatively send your CV

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.