Legal Administration Assistant- Private Client

Job Locations UK-Oxford
Job ID
2018-1246
Department
Private Client
Type
Fixed Term Contract- Full Time
Salary
Dependent on experience

About the Role

 

We are looking for a Legal Administration Assistant to join our Private Client team in Oxford on a 6 month contract to support the team with streamlining administration proceses.

 

You will provide an efficient and effective administrative support to the Private Client team, to ensure the department functions effectively and to enable the department to achieve its objectives. To ensure that work done by the department complies with internal quality standards and external requirements.

 

Duties will include:

 

  • Manage an administrative workload under the guidance of a fee earner
  • Provide administrative support to fee earners including scanning, filing/ archiving, photocopying, file-opening, telephone management, audio-typing, and dealing with post

  • Draft documents and bills, from instruction using appropriate precedents and templates to accurately reflect fee earner instructions

  • Act as an administrative resource for the team, providing help where required
  • Learn firm policies and business processes, ensuring compliance particularly with regards to confidentiality, security , data protection and file retention and destruction requirements
  • Ensure adherence to all affiliations and standards connected to the department

 

 

About You

Skills & Experience: 

  • Previous experience in a administrative role is desirable
  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs, A-C including English and Maths
  • Legal qualifications are desirable
  • Excellent organisational skills with ability to manage a busy workload
  • Focused on delivering excellent client service
  • You must be available on short notice for a 6 month contract  

Behaviours:

  • Positive Attitude to Work- Approaches work with positivity and energy and thrives in a busy environment.
  • Effective Communicator- Clearly conveys information and ideas through the relevant media. Speaks in Plain English.
  • Self Aware- Recognises personal strengths and weaknesses and uses that knowledge to interact positively with others. Maintains a professional impression.
  • Team Player- Actively participates as a member of a team. Develops and maintains relationships with others.
  • Resilient- Functions effectively under pressure and handles difficult circumstances in a manner that is acceptable to others and Royds Withy King.
  • Open to Change- Receptive to new ways of working with the ability to be flexible in approaching tasks and problems.

About Us

Royds Withy King is a full service UK Top 100 law firm with robust commercial, private client, specialist personal injury and clinical negligence practices. We have the combined expertise of 470 staff across our offices in Bath, Oxford, London and Wiltshire.

 

We are a passionate and growing firm that strives to be specialists in our field and put client relationships at the core of everything we do. We use our experience across the full range of commercial and private law sectors to put our clients ahead of the curve.

 

And our strongest advocates are our people; it’s the way they relate to our clients and the way they do business. We are proud to have been ranked as a 'Sunday Times Top 100 Best Mid-Size Company to Work For' for the last three years.

 

We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a competitive salary, 26.5 days holiday per year, a great pension scheme and a whole host of other staff benefits.

 

If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a friendly and professional environment in a Law firm with prospects, then look no further!

 

 

 

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