We are currently seeking an applicant to fill the position of Legal Assistant to be based in our client's York Office. The successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out administrative services, including liaising with clients, the court, counsel and third parties; sorting and distributing the post and providing support to the fee earning team. The ideal candidate for the position must have a strong work ethic, strong problem solving skills and be comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.
-Administrative duties such as copying and scanning legal documents
-Answering and directing phone calls
-Assisting fee earners with various aspects of the day to day running of cases
-Managing diaries and organising conferences with clients and counsel
-Corresponding with counsel, the court and clients
-Organising case files and compiling court bundles
-Assisting with accounting functions and billing
-Using the firms case management system
-Good computer skills
-Experience of working in a similar environment
-Good organisation skills
In return you will receive a salary in the region of 17,000, 20 days holiday per year plus bank holidays, you'll receive a day off on your birthday, 'me time' to use, social events throughout the year and employee assistance programme.
If you're interested in the role please contact Cat on 01904888800.