Legal Assistant

Location
Manchester
Salary
£20k - 25k per year
Posted
28 Jun 2024
Closes
26 Jul 2024
Ref
1529019-2-GC-26-GEM
Contact
Gemma Clarke
Job Title
Legal Secretary
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Legal Assistant to join a leading motor offence law firm based in Manchester. You will be required to have previous legal administration OR legal assistant experience with experience of using a case management system. 

Due to the fast paced and comprehensive nature of this Legal Assistant role, excellent time management skills and strong communication skills are absolutely crucial. 

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader in motor offence law with an great reputation. 

This role is full time office based working Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm. 

Duties include 

  • Liaising with clients, taking new enquiry
  • Obtaining and combining dates of availability for trial Counsel and Experts daily
  • Resulting cases in court the same day
  • Opening client files upon receipt of instructions
  • Booking Counsel and Experts daily to attend all court hearings
  • Chasing responses daily as instructed, from the courts, prosecution, police, GP surgeries, hospitals, clients, witnesses
  • Chasing & taking payments from clients, raising invoices
  • Drafting correspondence and documents daily to assist the case handlers
  • Preparing transcripts of CCTV evidence received

The firm have an excellent benefits package including 

  • Free onsite parking 
  • Modern offices
  • Gym 
  • Training and development offered for all staff 
  • Annual salary reviews 
  • Holiday buy and sell scheme 
  • Perkbox
  • Death in service 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Private health care 
  • Dress down/refreshments/social event

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