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Private Client Legal Support Assistant

Contract:
Permanent
Category:
Full Time
Job Sector:
Administration / Office Work
Region:
Bristol/Bath
Location:
Bristol
Salary description:
£18k - 23k per year
Posted:
10/10/2019
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
Alexander Mae
Job Ref:
SN282828

The Company:

Our client is a national provider of legal, professional and regulatory services. They work with many kinds of clients - business owners, public sector, large corporates, private individuals and not for profit organisations. They believe that every client should expect and receive value for time and value for money.

The Job

On behalf of this client we are looking for a Legal Support Assistant in their Family, Trusts & Estates department. They are looking for an experienced Legal Support Assistant (Legal PA/Secretary) to provide support within the Employment team in their central Bristol office. Within this role you are integral to the success of the business, providing Lawyers with essential and pro-active support.

Main duties will include:

* PA support including diary management for lawyers; setting up of meetings, arranging travel and accommodation
* Extensive typing and document production, including court filings and bundles
* Managing and co-ordinating own daily workflow in support of lawyers
* Liaising with clients on the telephone when lawyers who are absent or at court, particularly for Court of Protection work
* Initial drafting of correspondence as required
* Signposting members of the public to relevant legal services when applicable
* Assisting in maintaining compliant and accurate file management systems, including client care letters, audits and file reviews
* Billing

The Person:

For this role our client is seeking someone who is has previous legal experience, ideally this would be a legal secretary or PA. Priovate private client would be an advantage or litigation experience is also very transferrable. In addition you will have good organisation skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to handle information in a professional and confidential manner. Our client is looking for someone who is passionate about providing a high quality service.

Monday - Friday 9am 5.15pm

The Benefits:

* Pension
* Life Assurance
* Discretionary bonus scheme
* 23 days annual leave, all bank holidays plus your birthday off and an extra day at Christmas. Your holiday entitlement increases with length of service.
* Holiday Purchase Scheme
* Childcare Voucher Scheme
* Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Pay
* Free Legal Services to Staff: Including wills and conveyancing
* Medicash: Health care cash plan for employees

The Location:

Central Bristol, no car parking.

Salary:

£18-23,000

Company Description

Alexander Mae are recruitment specialists in Bristol & the South West, whether it's permanent, contract or temporary appointments we can help. We recruit at every level from the first job, returners to work, through to career advancement across diverse industry sectors within the commercial market.

Closing Date:
08/11/2019

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