Legal Assistant

Zoek Pin Southampton, England

Permanent (Unspecified)

Posted 9 days ago

Legal Assistant within Construction team required at private practice in Southampton

Your new company
Our client is looking for a Construction Legal Assistant to join their busy private practice just outside of Southampton. They are a reputable, Legal 500 firm. This is a great opportunity to join their progressive organisation .

Your new role
We are currently looking for a highly organised person to join their successful Construction team as an Administrator. Although preferred, legal experience is not required (nor experience in the construction industry). . The role will initially include:
File opening & closure involving the accurate inputting of data, and letter and document production
Answering the telephone and taking accurate and detailed messages for fee earners
Arranging appointments and meetings between internal colleagues and/or external parties and/or Clients
Document production in both hard copy and electronic format, including: preparing standard documents such as retainers, standard letters/emails; Court bundles and bundles for Counsel; and, processing construction documents
Processing accounts system documentation, including preparing invoices and payment of third parties.
What you'll need to succeed
Some legal or construction is desirable but not essential.
You will need to be a highly organised and interpersonal individual.
Adaptable, flexible and able to multi-task
Confident in the use of IT and software
Good communication skills and ability to build rapport quickly and proficiently

What you'll get in return
You will have progression in this role, giving you the chance to progress in the legal progression
Competitive salary
26 days' annual holiday and option to purchase 1 weeks' leave
Birthday holiday, should your birthday fall on a working day
Performance related bonus scheme
Auto-enrolment pension scheme (5% employer pension contribution when employee contributes 3%)
Life assurance scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and Cycle to work scheme
Discounts at leading retailers

What you need to do now
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