Legal Administrator

Recruiter
RKRS Legal
Location
Southgate
Salary
Not specified
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
14 May 2019
Ref
RM170
Contact
RKR ADMIN
Practice area
Other
Position
Legal assistant
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
REF: RM170

I am currently recruiting for a friendly, thriving firm of solicitors based in Southgate, North London, who due to continued growth are now looking for a Legal Administrator to join their team on a permanent full time basis.

The successful administrator will be doing the following duties:

• Keep Office Manual up to date, including templates, procedures, guides and index.
• Assist with recruitment, induction and supervision
• Assist with the Lettings/Sales department administration and supervision of staff.
• Making a note of staff holidays and days sick and ensuring the record is accurate.
• Supervising and overseeing the reception duties and ensure all calls are answered in a timely and efficient way.
• Encouraging staff to get client feedback and reviewing responses.
• Co-ordinate installation of software and check and maintain office equipment.
• Carry out file independent file reviews on a monthly basis in line with office procedure and Lexcel practise management standards (“Lexcel”)
• Making sure fee earners carry out regular file reviews
• To minimise and manage complaints by regular reviews of files and matter balance reports.
• Train and supervise staff in carrying out their work to meet Practice Management Standards including Lexcel, WIQS and CQS
• Handling client complaints as the firm’s Complaints Officer

Required Skills & Experience:

• Excellent time management
• Minimum 5 GCSE’s (must include Math and English)
• Minimum of 2-years office admin experience
• Some legal sector knowledge (Desirable)
• Proficiency in Microsoft Windows operating systems; MS Word (essential); MS Excel (essential); MS Outlook (essential)

Vacancy Information:

• Location: Southgate North London
• Salary Range: DOE
• Job Type: Permanent
• Working Hours: Monday-Friday (full-time)
• Reference: RM170