Looking to work for a fantastic firm in Richmond that offer the chance to enhance your career? We have a fantastic role working as an Legal Assistant within a busy conveyancing Department.
Provide efficient administrative & secretarial support to the Fee Earner(s).
Undertake all necessary typing and dictation ensuring all work is accurate.
Ensure all filing systems are well organised and comply with office procedures.
Complete and file work produced in a timely manner and maintain up-to-date records on files which reflect status of the matter and action taken to date.
Carry out work on files and progress client matters undertaking work that is considered by the Fee Earner(s) to be within the ability of the Assistant.
Manage own diary and that of the Fee Earner(s) & diarise key dates.
Book client appointments ensuring that relevant client / matter information is obtained and provided to the Fee Earner(s).
Observe confidentiality in all matters both internal and external and maintain an awareness of the need for data protection.
Undertake all necessary training appropriate to the job or qualifications held and assist in the training of others as and when required.
Carry out any other duties reasonably requested.
Person Specification/Skills - Legal Assistant
Possess and maintain a good working knowledge of all processes, procedures, and precedents within the department / area of law and keep up to date with any changes.
Proficient in MS Office and case management systems/databases and keep up to date with any changes.
Ability to prioritise work and confidence to work within a fast-paced environment
Uphold the core values of the Firm in all aspects of the role.
Accuracy and excellent attention to detail.
Dependability and confidentiality.
Good judgement and decision making.
Ability to build effective relationships.
To have excellent verbal and written communication.
To have a flexible approach to work and drive own personal development.