transforming legal services in the public sector

Legal Assistant

7 June 2021 | Category ,

Location –  Huntingdon Cambs (although travel to other offices may be required)

Contract Type – Full Time (37 hours), 12 Month Fixed Term – Maternity Cover

Starting Salary – £21,500 per annum

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Office Support

  • Provide a high quality support service to Lawyers.
  • Assist in the delivery and development of the service, using IT systems to type using digital audio dictation equipment and other methods to produce correspondence, forms, court documents, maps and plans, and other documentation as required.
  • Produce accurate, comprehensive and up-to-date legal documentation and court bundles to tight deadlines for use in court hearings and/or other legal processes.
  • Deliver an efficient and client focused service by processing and responding to incoming communication (post, telephone and email), taking messages, copying and distributing information as necessary.
  • Actively assist with progression of legal casework through administrative tasks, by monitoring files, creating reminders and initiating documentation as directed as fee earners.

Team Support

  • Co-ordinate diary management to ensure meetings are properly arranged and information recorded and distributed.
  • Take and produce minutes of meetings when required.
  • Support the induction, supervision and learning of others as required.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with initiative, a proactive approach to problem solving and a real commitment to the job. In return for this we can offer you an excellent benefits package alongside a flexible, modern working environment equipped with the technology needed to enable you to balance the pressures of a busy role.

Click here for a copy of the full job description

LGSS Law Benefits

  • Local Government Pensions Scheme – considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates.
  • LGSS More 4 U Benefits Scheme – which gives you the chance to get discounts on things like travel and retail to help you save money every day.
  • Flexible working arrangements – we offer flexible hours and remote working with the aim to give everyone a balanced work / life ratio.
  • Family Friendly policies including excellent Maternity, Paternity and Adoption entitlements.
  • A generous minimum annual leave entitlement of 24 days, plus public holidays. With the option to purchase more annual leave!

To apply for this position please send your CV and a supporting covering letter to recruitment@lgsslaw.co.uk.

Closing date for applications: 2nd July 2021 @ 12 noon

Interviews : w/c 12th July 2021

For a copy of the full Job Description and Person Specification and details of our other vacancies, please visit our website www.lgsslaw.co.uk/careers.

PLEASE NOTE: we will only accept applications where a covering letter supporting and a CV is submitted.