Based in East Lancashire, Smith Jones Solicitors is a successful claimant personal injury firm established in 1988. An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Legal Assistant. This is a dual role and the duties will include:
• Provide support to the legal team including:
Working within the Proclaim case management system.
Scanning and saving post into the appropriate electronic file on Proclaim.
Producing file notes, and recording time, of such telephone calls and communications.
Requisition BACS payments/cheques, transfers and post receipts through the Proclaim CMS.
Attending to filing of all appropriate documentation.
Producing paper files as required.
Ensuring paper files up to date and maintained in good order.
Producing Trial Bundles as required.
Audio/copy typing and word processing with an accurate and appropriate speed.
Making and receiving telephone calls, screening calls from clients and other firms.
• Case management system administration including:
Assisting with administration of CMS.
Assisting with systems development/testing.
• General administration duties.
• Undertake such other tasks as required by the Firm.
The successful applicant will have:
• Secretarial experience.
• Strong IT skills.
• Excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
• Experience of working with a case management system preferably Proclaim.
• Good telephone manner.
36 ¼ hours per week 9am – 5pm.
32 days holiday per year.
Salary £14,000 – £16,000 per annum dependent on experience.
Please send your CV and a covering letter to HR@sjlaw.co.uk