Family Law Assistant

Location Sheffield
Discipline: Legal
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££17300 - £21000 per annum
Contact name: Adam Perry

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Job ref: BBBH14886_1676649550
Published: about 1 month ago
Personal Assistant
Sheffield, City Centre
£17,300 to £21,000 Salary Bracket
Full Time, Permanent

Who we are:

CRA Consulting are a specialist legal recruiter, operating across the UK. CRA works in partnership with reputable law firms with either local, regional, national or international presence. We recruit at all levels from board, director and partnership level through to support staff.

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About the business:

Our client are a leading practice, that specialise in Family and Children Law. The firm are well known locally and across the UK with the work they service and have a great reputation. Their people focussed culture offers a great working environment with a supportive approach.

If successful, you will perform the following role as a PA/Paralegal:

* Ensuring Client Care letters are sent out in a timely manner
* Completing audio typing and processing of cases
* Managing Fee Earner diaries
* Liaising with Finance to make travel arrangements where required
* Completing on time and accurately Fee Earner expense claims
* Maintain client files, ensuring they are up to date, including (but not limited to) the correct NOIs and NOAs and legal aid certs

* Filing documents to client files, dealing with closed files and maintaining the firm's closed file records.
* Transfer files to Billing once closing file checklist is completed
* Filing, copying, scanning documents where required
* Managing all incoming correspondence including email (Outlook/CCMS/EGRESS) and telephone calls
* Compliance with the firm's policies and procedures e.g. Health & Safety, Data Protection
* Ensuring that all work carried out meets or exceeds the requirements of the LAA's Standard Contract, the SRA Code of Conduct and meets Quality Mark standards
* Recording all work carried out accurately and appropriately on the firm's computerised time recording, Case Management System, Compliance Caddy and HR system
* Participating in the Reception rota and general office admin activities when required
* Other Administrations duties deemed necessary to support the needs of the business

The organisation will offer you the following employment benefits package:

* 25 days holiday + bank holidays
* Additional leave during XMAS office closure
* Annual bonus
* Fee earning bonus
* Regular contractual pay reviews
* Pension scheme
* Hybrid working

To apply, you will be required to meet the following criteria:

* Excellent written and oral communication skills
* Strong IT skills
* Ability to apply initiative & work in a fast-paced environment
* 2-5 years legal office administration experience - desirable
* Competent on Word/Excel/PowerPoint - essential
* Legal Case Management systems experience - desirable

How to apply:

If this vacancy is of interest, please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss with Adam Perry who is managing this vacancy, call 0114 241 8030 for a confidential discussion.

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Additional Information:

CRA Legal follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

This Data Protection Paralegal vacancy is very popular with the local legal community, so please apply quickly to ensure your application is considered. As part of our candidate registration and care process we at CRA Legal aim to respond to all successful applications within 2 working days.