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Trainee Legal Administrator

Trainee Legal Administrator

Job Title: Trainee Legal Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hastings, East Sussex
Industry:
Salary: Up to £16500 per annum
Reference: T2KL/1375200
Contact Name: Sammons Group
Contact Email: hastings@sammons.co.uk
Job Published: June 27, 2019 02:10

Job Description

Monday - Friday 9am-5.30pm (one hour lunch break)

Job Purpose:

To assist the Head of the team and carry out day to day legal administrative tasks.

Duties include:

  • Legal Secretarial tasks
  • Chasing clients to return the relevant documentation
  • Logging complaints
  • Keep in-house records up to date and accurate notes following telephone conversations and saving correspondence to file
  • Process cheque, credit and debit card payments
  • Handle incoming calls from clients and answer the main switchboard number in a timely and polite manner, following data protection procedures, taking detailed messages where necessary and passing them to the appropriate person.
  • Recording on client files
  • Assisting with general administration tasks, e.g. shredding, outgoing post, document scanning, photocopying, filing
  • Archive storage, retrieving and returning files to storage and creating new archive files when required
  • Processing changes of address, updating clients files

Skills and Attributes:

The position would ideally suit an applicant with a legal qualification / understanding / interest.

  • Competent IT skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and workload
  • Good organizational and record keeping skills
  • Ability to multi task
  • Good team player with the ability to use own initiative
  • Flexible, Adaptable and Conscientious
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

If you feel that this role doesn't match your skills and expertise, please visit our website for a variety of Permanent, Temporary and Contract vacancies.

We endeavour to reply to all applications. However if you have not heard from us within 7 days you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements placed by The Sammons Group.

The Sammons Group is an Employment Business and Employment Agency as defined by the EAA Regulations 2003, and we abide by the Code of Practice of our industry body (the Recruitment & Employment Confederation - REC).

We are committed to supporting and promoting diversity in the workplace, and welcome applications from candidates regardless of age, belief, disability, ethnic origin/nationality, gender/gender reassignment, marital/civil partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, or sexual orientation - we recruit on the basis of talent. If you require reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process, please let us know.

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