Sandiford Green are short-listing for a legal administrator to work as part of a large team of support staff for this well known and respected law firm in Guildford.

Key Skills & Tasks:

Working effectively and efficiently on the Practice Management System to log and record documents

  • Undertake all file closing procedures including the processing of archiving and retrieval
  • Complete searches at the request of Partners, fee earners, Client Services Leads and Client Services Executives
  • Photocopying, printing, scanning, binding and filing tasks
  • Supporting the finance team by ensuring that receipts, cheques and billsare correctly loaded to the system
  • Any ad hoc duties as requested by the businessPractice Group Specific Tasks:Depending on which Practice Group you are working in there will be some additional tasks specific to that group which may include:
    • Producing document packs to be used by the Practice Groups
    • Producing court bundles
    • Keeping client specific records updated where necessary
    • Preparing files for cost assessments
    • Undertaking basic Land Registry searches
    • Data Subject Access requests
    • Checking Companies House for company registration numbers,addresses, director details etc.
    • Updating the Practice Group intranet pages
    • Additional Practice Group specific administration tasks that are required

Experience required:

  • A minimum of six months administration experience with in legal, accountancy, or financial services.
  • GCSEs graded A to C to include maths and English (or equivalent levelof qualification)
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Solid customer service centric experience and work ethic
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to adapt style and approach
  • Able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to deliver work with accuracy
  • Demonstrate the ability to use initiative and develop solutions to ensure a good service is provided at all times
  • Technically capable on a range of software with an ability to pick up new technological skills through training, both on the job and through specific sessions.

Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Guildford

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