Full-Time Legal Administrator Required

Based in East Lancashire, Smith Jones Solicitors is a successful claimant personal injury firm established in 1988. An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Legal Assistant. This is a dual role and the duties will include:

 

  • Provide support to the legal team including:
  • Working within the Proclaim case management system.
  • Scanning and saving post into the appropriate electronic file on Proclaim.
  • Producing file notes, and recording time, of such telephone calls and communications.
  • Requisition BACS payments/cheques, transfers and post receipts through the Proclaim CMS.
  • Attending to filing of all appropriate documentation.
  • Producing paper files as required.
  • Ensuring paper files up to date and maintained in good order.
  • Producing Trial Bundles as required.
  • Audio/copy typing and word processing with an accurate and appropriate speed.
  • Making and receiving telephone calls, screening calls from clients and other firms.

 

Case management system administration including:

  • Assisting with the administration of CMS.
  • Assisting with systems development/testing.
  • General administration duties.
  • Undertake such other tasks as required by the Firm.

 

The successful applicant will have:

  • Secretarial experience.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Confidentiality.
  • Experience of working with a case management system, preferably Proclaim.
  • Good telephone manner.

 

36 ¼ hours per week 9am – 5pm.
32 days holiday per year.
Salary £14,000 – £16,000 per annum dependent on experience.
Please send your CV and a covering letter to HR@sjlaw.co.uk