Legal Executive – D8

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Job description

We are recruiting a Temp week to week (permanent option also) Legal Executive to join the Head of the Personal Injury department of a legal firm in D8 that specialise in Criminal law.

Ideally candidates will have previous litigation experience or be an enthusiastic graduate with min 1 years legal/litigation experience.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2+ years’ experience, be well organised and have the ability to work as part of a team.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Prepping of pleadings for Court and issuing Motions in particular which we need someone with experience for
  • Digital dictation and production of all documents, correspondence, pleadings, briefs, accurately and in a timely manner;
  • Interact with the firms solicitors on a proactive basis – communicating and working to resolve any issues which may arise on a day to day basis;
  • Manage and organise solicitors in all aspects of their calendars promptly and efficiently
  • Support client relationships including maintaining client contact details
  • File management including accurate filing, ensuring safe and efficient handling of confidential data
  • Liaising with the legal cost team with regard to invoicing etc.
  • General administration as is required from time to time.

Requirements include:

  • ·A minimum of two years litigation secretarial experience;
  • Excellent organisational skills and abilities to prioritise a heavy workload;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Strong IT skillsets to include MS Office, Excel, case management, discovery management and other IT skills essential;
  • Excellent typing skills required, at least 65+ words per minute or more;
  • Excellent administration skills and an ability to prioritise work is essential;
  • Ability to work on own initiative with excellent organisational skills;
  • A professional manner and excellent communications, both written and oral.

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Lynda Guy

Lynda Guy

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