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Date Added: Fri 12/08/2022

Legal Support Assistant

Oxford, UK
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Company: BROWNS RECRUITMENT GROUP LTD

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £18000 - £25000/annum

Legal Support Assistant - Private Client

Oxford

Salary negotiable depending upon experience.

A Legal Support Assistant is required to join the Family team in Oxford. The core working hours are Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm. You will be expected to be able to work at our Oxford office a minimum of 4 days a week. Previous administrative or secretarial experience is essential. Experience within a law firm and particularly a family team would be highly desirable. The role will consist mainly of audio typing, file management, client contact, accounts assistance, administration and diary management.

The Private Client team deals with a range of areas including: Will drafting, Probate,/Estate administration, Tax Advice, Set up and administration of Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection/Deputyship.

The chosen candidate needs to be someone who is familiar with all the processes and procedures associated with the Private Client department and can start assisting from day one. This role will be to assist fee earners in their day-to-day work by providing support and an efficient secretarial and administrative service within the Private client department:

Providing full secretarial support including;

· Using a digital dictation system to produce correspondence and other documentation related to Private Client matters

· Maintenance of comprehensive and accurate client admin files.

· Drafting of basic Wills, LPAs and Court of Protection applications.

· Completion of forms relating to tax i.e., Inheritance Tax.

· Production of attendance notes.

· Support fee earners in marketing activities.

· General team administration including photocopying, faxing, filing and scanning.

· Meeting and greeting clients.

· Handling telephone enquiries and directing accordingly.

· Arranging meeting room bookings/travel arrangements.

Desired skills and experience;

· Legal Secretary experience essential within Private Client - at least 6 months.

· Fast, accurate typing ability, ideally using digital audio systems.

· Experience of using case management system.

· IT literate - Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software / Case Management

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION PLEASE CONTACT WILL GRAY AT BROWNS RECRUITMENT AS DIRECTED, QUOTING REFERENCE NUMBER: WG/BRG/0010
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