Clinical Negligence Legal Assistant Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Sector: Legal

Type: Full Time|Permanent

Clinical Negligence Legal Assistant

Full Time, Legal Vacancy In South Yorkshire

 

Andy File Associates Limited is working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position.
Our client is a well-established leading firm of solicitors based in Sheffield. They are a forward-thinking organisation and one of the leading law firms in South Yorkshire well known for delivering excellent levels of client care.
Role Purpose
The successful Legal Assistant will provide integral administrative support to the Head of Department and fee earners within the Clinical Negligence team.
Key Areas of Responsibility
* Responsibilities will include producing high quality and timely correspondence, responding to telephone calls and email enquiries, completing forms and preparing Court documents and electronic bundles, undertaking audio and copy typing of letters and documents, undertaking diary management tasks, dealing with file opening processes and invoicing and billing procedures.
* Experience of or ability to administer and progress cases using an electronic Case management System is essential.
* Candidates must have experience in working in a similar role, ideally within Clinical Negligence or Personal Injury department and have a detailed understanding of the funding of Clinical Negligence cases as they will have day to day responsibility for co-ordinating any appropriate audits for the purposes of Legal Aid and ATE providers.
* In addition, candidates must be able to demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a confident and pro-active approach, and the ability to apply a high level of attention to detail in their work.
Abilities, skills and knowledge:
* Excellent personal organisation including the ability to prioritise work
* Ability to work methodically and accurately with excellent attention to detail
* Strong team working skills and ability to work on own initiative
* Excellent communication and client care skills
Personal style and behaviour:
* A professional and pro-active outlook.
* An integral commitment to the highest standards of integrity
* A dedication to delivering excellent standards of client care
* A flexible, adaptable and team-based approach
Benefits include:
* 25 holidays + Bank holidays. An additional 3 days after 5 years’ service
* Scottish Widows’ Pension, standard contribution initially and after 3 years employer contribution 6%
* Westfield Healthcare
* Discount on legal fees up to £750
So, if this sounds like your next career move and you would like to join an experienced friendly team working in a fresh and dynamic office environment, then please apply now!
Please note that only candidates with the legal right to work in the UK will be considered for this position. Proof of eligibility will be required at the time of application

2024-05-09 10:06:48

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