Defendant Legal Administrator

Acs Recruitment Consultants are currently recruiting for a Defendant Legal Administrator to join their established, fast paced firm based in the heart of Warrington.

Supporting a specialist team of Solicitors, Paralegals and Fee Earners you will be responsible for providing comprehensive administrative support.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and manage correspondence, legal documents and reports and court papers
  • Audio typing and typing up reports
  • Answering telephone calls and dealing with enquiries from clients and Brokers
  • Processing payments before they are sent out
  • Distributing emails from the general mail box
  • Chasing police reports
  • Monitoring the portal
  • Regulating and updating systems (Netfoil, HPI)
  • Taking accurate and detailed telephone messages
  • Implement and maintain office systems (Proclaim)
  • Setting up new claims on the system
  • Maintain filing systems
  • Collate information
  • Using office equipment such as faxes, photocopiers, binders etc.

Education & Experience:

  • Knowledge and experience of relevant software applications – spreadsheets, word processing and database management
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures
  • Proficient in spelling, punctuation, grammar and other English language skills
  • Proven experience of producing legal and non-legal documents and correspondence
  • Proven experience in information and communication management

 Key Competences:

  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Confidentiality
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Time management and ability to work to deadlines
  • Interpersonal skills and customer service orientation
  • Reliability
  • Stress tolerance
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work on own and use initiative
  • Polite helpful manner

The role is Monday – Friday, 37.5 hours per week to be worked between 08:00-17:30. One hour for lunch between 12:00-14:00.

For more information on this role, please contact gabriella@acs-recruitment.co.uk