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Legal Assistant / Legal Administrator

Job Title: Legal Assistant / Legal Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Petersfield
Industry:
Reference: 1304135
Contact Name: Fran Curtis
Contact Email: fran.curtis@dynamiterecruitment.com
Job Published: August 08, 2022 17:46

Job Description

Legal Assistant / Legal Administrator – Hybrid working
 
Location : Petersfield. You will work from home mostly although you will need to be flexible to attend the office 2-4 times per months
 
Hours of work : 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday
 
Salary : £25000- £25500 plus fantastic benefits which include the following
 
Dynamite recruitment is working in partnership with a very well-established award-winning business who are based in the Hampshire area
 
Due to huge growth our client is looking to expand their legal team and are loo Legal Administrator / Pre-Legal Assistant
 
As a Legal administrator / Pre-Legal Assistant you will be responsible for the following tasks :
  • Completing a high volume of Legal administration
  • Be responsible for the daily handling and administration of a pre-litigation caseload, 
  • You will primarily be responding to letters of claim and letters before action.
  • Work closely with the Legal Team and Senior Legal Assistants you will determine trends in LBA’s and letters of claim and respond to these accordingly, providing a robust argument pre litigation so as to prevent claims from being brought.
  • Accurate drafting of legal correspondence and witness statements, sending of witness statements
  • Answering inbound calls and making outbound calls.
  • Liaising with third parties including solicitors, Claims Management companies and brokers and dealers.
  • Debt recovery work, taking payments and arranging payment plans
  • Uploading new cases onto the case management system
  • Updating the internal databases with accurate information regarding correspondence from customers and third parties
  • General administrative support to all areas of the Legal Services Team
  • To adhere to Data Protection Act regulations always
  • Scanning court documents, issue documents, witness statements and other paperwork to file and saving to relevant section
  • Calling courts and making enquiries about cases and chasing documents such as Court Orders
  • Discussing and agreeing payment plans with customers, and recording these on the system as required
  • Closing cases when payment in full has been received or the process requires a transfer to another department·       
The ideal Legal Administrator / Legal Assistant will have / be ·       
  • An interest in Law
  • Attention to detail
  • A professional and courteous telephone manner
  • Strong communication skills
  • Resilience
  • Competent Microsoft Office Skills (Word, Excel)
  • Ideally be familiar with legal terminology
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail, proven decision making
  • Adaptable, flexible and able to multi-task
  • Understanding of Data protection, Anti Money Laundering, Anti-Bribery & Corruption requirements
 
To be considered for this position please submit your CV asap
 
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