Legal Assistant

£22000 - £23000 per annum 
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Legal Assistant
Based in Bristol
Salary up to £23,000 + excellent benefits

One of the UK’s largest and foremost law firms is currently looking to recruit a Legal Assistant on a 12 month fixed term contract at their Bristol office. Offering a competitive salary plus excellent benefits including pension scheme, health insurance, critical illness cover, and childcare vouchers, this is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the country’s leading legal firms.

The Role
This is a busy, demanding, yet highly rewarding role, where duties are diverse and no two days are the same. You would support Case Handlers within the Medical Negligence team by undertaking both complex admin work and supporting with case handling duties in order to progress cases to and throughout the court process. You’ll liaise regularly with a wide range of clients and professionals, both over the phone and in writing, arranging meetings, drafting correspondence and documents, seeking medical reports or chasing information.

The Candidate
The role will suit an adaptable, reliable and self-motived individual with legal admin / junior secretarial / junior PA experience, educated to at least GCSE standard and preferably with CILEX certificate / diploma for Legal Secretaries qualification. You must be detail focused with proven experience in client care.

You will be a well organised administrator, able to multitask and prioritise a workload effectively, with strong communication skills. You’ll be experienced in following set guidelines and processes, but with the ability and confidence to use your own judgement where required.

If you thrive on being busy and can adapt well to new challenges, then you will receive all the training and support you’ll need to help you succeed in this highly rewarding role.

The Company
The 11th largest law firm in the UK, founded in 1912 and operating out of 15 UK offices with over 2,800 members of staff.

The job will be suitable for candidates who have experience as the following: Litigation Assistant, Legal Administrator, Junior Legal Secretary, PA, Junior Legal PA, Legal Assistant, Paralegal.

Coburg Banks Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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