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Legal Administrator

Job Description

To assist the Head of Legal and Will drafting team and carry out day to day administrative tasks. Experience in the main duties is essential.

 

We will try to respond to reply to all applications. If, however you have not heard from us within 7 days you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements advertised by CDH Recruitment Limited

Main Duties

  • Secretarial tasks for head of legal
  • Chasing clients to return the relevant documentation to complete their Will.
  • Logging complaints (liaising with your Line Manager)
  • Keep in-house records up to date and accurate notes following telephone conversations and saving correspondence to file
  • Process cheque, credit and debit card payments
  • Handle incoming calls from clients and answer the main switchboard number in a timely and polite manner, following data protection procedures, taking detailed messages where necessary and passing them to the appropriate team member.
  • Checking LPA’s to ensure accuracy and signatures correct
  • Recording on client files LPA’s received, scan LPA’s to file, create photocopies of LPA’s and stamp with certify stamp for Will Drafters
  • Assisting with general administration tasks, e.g. shredding, outgoing post, document scanning, photocopying, filing
  • Archive storage, retrieving and returning files to storage and creating new archive files when required
  • Processing changes of address, updating client’s files
  • Carry out any other reasonable administration tasks as required by management

 


Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge

  • Competent IT skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and workload
  • Good organizational and record keeping skills
  • Ability to multi task
  • Good team player with the ability to use own initiative
  • Flexible, Adaptable and Conscientious
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Typing speed- minimum of 35-40 wpm

 

Working Hours

  • Monday to Friday
  • 9am - 5.30pm