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Legal Assistant Job Vacancy August 2018

August 17, 2018 by in category Job Vacancy with 0 and 0
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We are looking to recruit a ‘legal assistant’ to join our team in our Manchester office. If you are interested in this role please apply by email with your CV to Charlotte Parkinson.





Why should I apply?

This is an exciting opportunity to join the UK’s most prestigious firm of specialist driving offence solicitors; defending drivers nationwide for all UK criminal motoring offences.

We are a friendly and modern firm, client focused, and keen to invest in and develop candidates who are eager to join us and start a career.

Who is the employer? Where will I be working?

Here at Geoffrey Miller Solicitors, we keep drivers on the road!

The firm was founded in 2000 and was originally operated by Mr Geoffrey Miller (deceased) himself. The firm is now operated and managed by Miss Jeanette Miller, also known as ‘Miss Justice!’

Jeanette acts in defending motoring prosecutions amongst many high profile figures and regularly contributes to supplying specialist motoring comments in newspapers, magazines, TV and radio.

Our motto is ‘Client is King’; we care about what happens to our clients and aim to achieve the best possible outcome in every case we are involved in. How we achieve our results varies from case to case but is usually as a result of some or all of the following beliefs and strategies adopted by every member of our organisation:

  1. Detail
  2. Preparation
  3. Innovation
  4. Outstanding service
  5. Integrity and expertise
  6. Honesty and openness
  7. Straight talking/no jargon
  8. We listen to our clients
  9. We put ourselves in our clients’ shoes
  10. Positive thinking

Geoffrey Miller Solicitors is a phenomenal place to work; we offer great opportunities, benefits, progression, experiences, and we love Mondays!

We are a team of specialists and we thrive off the industry in which we work in, constantly innovating and developing our strategies and approach, which is a key contributing factor to our success.

Jeanette also uses alternative business enhancement solutions such as Feng Shui to ensure we work in the optimum environment and together we are strong advocates of the Law of Attraction; understanding the importance of pre-paving the expectation of positive outcomes.

If you succeed with your application, you will be part of our dynamic team of adminstrators based at our NEW head office in Media City, Salford; a modern waterfront destination in Manchester with creativity, leisure and a vibrant atmosphere.

What work will I be doing? What responsibilities will I have?

The successful candidate will be working within the Legal Administration department to provide administrative support to the firm’s legal team which will include but is not limited to:

  • Greeting clients and reception duties;
  • Filing, scanning and photocopying;
  • Ordering stationery and beverages;
  • Dealing with post and DX;
  • Dealing with confidential information;
  • Providing excellent customer service skills;
  • Taking and logging new enquiries;
  • Opening and maintaining client files;
  • Receiving and making telephone calls, recording and passing on accurate messages;
  • Designing and producing documents;
  • Supporting the running of projects, including events;
  • Extensive diary management;
  • Researching information;
  • Booking council and experts;
  • Collating briefs to Counsel;
  • Taking and chasing payments;
  • Billing;
  • Archiving files;
  • Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with colleagues, chambers and experts;
  • Communicating effectively with people;
  • Attentive to detail and presentation; and
  • Working under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

Training to be provided:

In depth job-specific training through working alongside experienced legal staff

Future Prospects:

Upon successful completion of the probationary period, you will be awarded with a permanent position within the Legal Administration team with opportunities to develop and progress your career. Geoffrey Miller Solicitors offer an in house progression plan which is open to all employees and include various career paths.

Applicant details:

We will review your application against the criteria below when considering your suitability for the role. Only applications which clearly demonstrate, with evidence, that they meet the essential criteria will be short-listed for interview.

Skills/Knowledge/ExperiencePersonal qualitiesMinimum entry qualifications
  • Ability to work with Microsoft Office; Word, Outlook & Excel
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Understanding of confidentiality requirements
  • Ability to deal with sensitive personal client situations effectively
  • Previous experience working within a legal administration team or legal sector
  • Team player
  • Attention to detail
  • Reliable
  • Punctual
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Confident
  • Target driven
  • Work under pressure at a fast pace
  • Resilient
  • Mature attitude
  • Take ownership of outcomes
  • Takes pride in personal appearance
  • Committed
  • Thinking ahead/planning
  • Good telephone manner
  • Analytical
  • 5 GCSE’s grade A-C including English, Maths and IT

This is a monthly paid post. You will be entitled to receive statutory minimum annual leave.

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