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Date Added: Tue 14/03/2023

Legal Administrator

Sheffield, S1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £20000 - £21500/annum

I am currently recruiting for a fantastic business who are known globally. This business really are a fantastic employer and the offer some absolutely amazing benefits, such as working from home 50% of the time.

Due to expansion they are now recruiting for a legal administrator to join their team. The right candidate will ideally have experience in Administration but as the role is fairly entry level, they will consider someone with little or no experience.


* Accurate and timely completion of matter inception forms in accordance with Risk and Compliance guidance, to include the capture of all relevant financial information and billing requirements
* Initiating client and matter amendments
* Liaising with Partners and Fee Earners to obtain relevant information required for accurate completion of client and matter forms
* Engaging with the Risk and Compliance, and Offshore teams
* Conducting data integrity processes to assist in cleansing, updating and maintaining accurate historic data

Experience required:

* Works to given timeframes and anticipates likely workflows
* Consistently produces accurate work, exceptional attention to detail
* Good written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate at all levels, confident, professional telephone manner
* Willing to do routine tasks
* Self-motivated, proactive and ability to prioritise and manage own workload
* Able to use initiative, but also work well within a team
* Understanding of MS Excel and Word
* Responsible for managing own development and willing to learn
* Analytical skills to resolve queries
* Shows flexibility in approach
* Preferably some experience in a partnership or professional services environment with administrative background.
* Understanding of Word and Excel
* GCSEs (or equivalent) in English and Maths


* Working from home 50% of the time.
* Bonus scheme.
* Cycle to work scheme.
* 50% payment towards any gym membership.
* 25 days holiday which will increase to 28 + statutory days.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions
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