Saint Helier, St Helier, Jersey

Legal Administrator

 Job Description:

Job Title: Legal Support Administrator

Location: Jersey

A bit about the department

The Legal Support Administrator will work side by side with fee earners to carry out and assist with all their non-fee earning administrative tasks and supporting them to efficiently deliver their legal fee earning work.

The role provides the opportunity to develop the skills and experience to progress in the firm to Paralegal level and, in the longer term, potentially to Associate level via the SQE route.

Banking & Finance | Corporate & Commercial

Job description:

  • Providing a full range of administration services to partners and fee earners.
  • Assisting in the preparation of reports and correspondence, checking for accuracy, and assisting with proof-reading.
  • Assisting with legal research and analysis.
  • Printing, scanning and collation of legal documents for completions.
  • Working closely with those responsible for client take-on to ensure all new matter opening documentation is completed and accurately set up in the systems, and pro-actively ensuring the file continues to be managed correctly.
  • Assisting with monthly billing, WIP lists, processing expense claims and fee earner time entries.
  • Carrying out searches in a prompt and efficient manner

The successful candidate is likely to have:

  • Educated to degree level with a law degree preferable but not essential.
  • Confident IT user with a good working knowledge of MS Office to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Excellent typing and formatting skills
  • An interest in offshore law Competencies
  • We would like you to demonstrate Team spirit (i.e. sharing the workload and supporting others) calm approach even when under pressure and managing deadlines
  • Be flexible, on occasions you may be asked to work beyond your contracted hours to support urgent transactional work.