Search Consultancy Ltd
13 Jun 2017
20 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Legal Administrator - Birmingham City Centre

Well Established Law Firm - GBP15k to GBP18k

You will work as part of a team to provide administrative support to help their legal teams deliver great service to their clients.

Your key duties will be:

having responsibility for file maintenance to given auditing standards

maintaining the system of the overnight document storage, cheque book and archiving

opening and closing files in one of our case management systems, including ledger balances, and assisting with accounting

attending as a witness in client meetings and visits

providing telephone cover, as necessary

organising stationary orders and requests

providing routine administration correspondence

preparing and maintaining data and spreadsheets

photocopying, filing and account balancing

processing incoming and outgoing post and arranging couriers

having overall responsibility for office and desk space to given

auditing standards

Skills and experience you will have:

a minimum grade C pass at GCSE (or equivalent) in English

Language and Mathematics

confidence with IT systems to include Microsoft Word and Excel

a good basic keyboard and typing ability

some previous office administrative experience is ideal

Key competencies you will need:

the ability to work well in a team and develop good working relationships with colleagues and others
a demonstrable commitment to delivering excellent customer service

good communication skills with the confidence to liaise openly and clearly with colleagues and clients

the ability to produce a high standard of work, sometimes under pressure, whilst maintaining accuracy and good attention to detail

to be able to demonstrate flexibility, initiative and confidence in your own ability

About you - you will be:

highly enthusiastic, willing to go the extra mile and be happy to go beyond the job description

respectful towards others and have a positive, willing and 'can do' attitude

keen to learn, interested in driving your own career progression and be proactive in taking ownership of this

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.