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Office Manager

Location: CHESTER, CHESHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 25,000-30,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 2 months ago Reference: X3-337930

 I am currently recruiting for an extrmely well known and extremely reputable legal firm based in Chester where you will be responsible for managing the office, acting as a PA and working as a Legal Secretary. This is a PA and secretary to support the Senior Partner who works on high value clinical negligence claim and, as PA to a Partner, various admin duties to support the firm will be requires.

This is a fantastic and varied role for someone with both previous legal experience and experience working to a senior level. You will be liaising between Senior Partner, Partners, Solicitors and employees and will be responsible for:

• Managing staff and implement new administrative policies, procedures and systems
• Record office expenditure
• Managing human resource issues including staff appraisals, managing performance and disciplinary
• Organise and chair meetings with staff to include minute taking and typing of Agenda
• Oversee recruitment, arrange and attend interviews including induction and training
• Keeping of personnel files and training records
• Annual leave monitoring and recording
• Delegate work to staff and manage their workload and monitor output
• Review and update health and safety policies
• Promote staff development and training
• Organise office layout and maintain supplies of stationery and equipment
• Maintain office and arrange any necessary repairs
• Respond to customer enquiries and initial stages of complaints
• Dealing with highly confidential/private matters for the Partners to include personal insurances/health care
• Banking/reconciliation of bank accounts
• Arranging travel and booking accommodation
• Booking multi disciplinary conferences
• Typing court documents, letters, policies, authorities
• Arranging appointments/diary keeping
• Drafting Legal Aid forms & Court of Protection Forms
• Direct contact with clients and telephone work
• Drafting instructions to Counsel
 

You will be working between the hours of 9 - 5 however, very occassionally there may be additional hours required to support the Partner. Salary will depend on experience c£25k

 

For more information or to be considered please contact me on 01244 405 100 or email lily,james@reedglobal.com 

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