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Legal Assistant

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    £27000 - £32000 per annum

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    Sarah Varley

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    18 days ago

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Legal Assistant
Monday - Friday

An established law firm based in Crawley are looking for you to become their Legal Assistant!

You will be joining a team with experienced staff in a Solicitors office that specialises in a variety of departments dealing with all aspects of company, commercial and private client law.

As a Legal Assistant, you will support the Conveyancing department in meeting objectives and provide a quality service to clients in addition to providing the office with secretarial and administrative support.

Legal Assistant Duties:

  • Preparing and producing correspondence such as emails, documents and forms as required, using the company System and appropriate MS Office applications.
  • Making and receiving telephone calls from clients, colleagues, and other institutions.
  • Proof-reading documents to ensure they are accurate.
  • Scanning and saving documents to electronic folders or to email as required, ensuring files and documents are saved correctly and easily retrieved.
  • Undertaking photocopying and sending faxes when required.
  • Liaising with other assistants and secretaries under direction of the Managing Director to ensure switchboard is manned in the case of absence of Receptionist.
  • Carrying out filing as requested ensuring correspondence and documents are filed in correct folders and in date order.
  • Co-operating with other support staff to contribute to the general smooth running of the office.

Legal Assistant Specification:

  • Previous legal experience required.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Be understanding of individual needs and ensure confidentiality at all times.
  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of MS Office applications.
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Enthusiasm and the ability to take initiative.

Company Benefits:

  • Opportunities for career progression.
  • Company Pension scheme.
  • Social company events.

What you need to do now:

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