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Legal Assistant - Solihull - Litigation

HCB Solicitors Limited are currently looking for an experienced Legal Assistant/Secretary to work within the Litigation department at our Solihull office.  You will be supporting the Head of Department along with three other Fee-Earners.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain Fee Earner’s diary arranging meetings and appointments

  • Deal with routine client correspondence and queries

  • Opening and closing all files

  • Attend to clients both in person and on the telephone in a manner in keeping with the firm’s standard of client care

  • Create and maintain client records on the firm’s database ensuring that all correspondence and file notes are recorded on the system, in accordance with HCB’s and Lexcel’s requirements

  • Produce client correspondence and enclosures for mailing including client bills

  • Ensure the confidentiality of the client and firm’s information and documentation  at all times

  • Maintain client hard copy files including copying, storage and retrieval of information

  • Request payments and record receipts of client monies

Person Specification

The ideal candidate will bring with them/be:

  • Previous experience working as a Legal Assistant/Secretary
  • Great communication skills and an ability to work well with others
  • Ability to work under time constraints and prioritise work load
  • Able to handle sensitive matters discreetly
  • Good organisation skills with a methodical approach
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Deliver excellent service to clients and colleagues

To apply for this position, please email your CV to Nicki Windridge - nickiwindridge@hcbgroup.com