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2 months ago
NAC Legal Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Dependent upon experience
Location: Bristol
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: Any or N/A, Non-qualified
Contact: Carl
Sector: Personal Injury, Medical Negligence
Category: Legal Secretary Jobs

Legal secretary (part-time) - Bristol

As legal secretary in the Personal Injury and Medical Negligence departments, you will undertake secretarial duties, working three days a week, including a Monday and Wednesday.

Key responsibilities -

Secretarial and administrative work

Typing from dictation, creating documents, collation of enclosures, and using SOS Connect to manage all current and archived matters, including creating and managing existing contacts and client data as required

Liaising with clients, Legal Aid agencies, insurers, the courts and others

Requesting medical records

Organising meetings and conferences with Counsel and travel arrangements when necessary

Taking telephone messages, pulling and filing post, attaching letters to envelopes and ensuring that post is sent

Maintenance of file format and content in accordance with the office manual, photocopying and scanning documents as required

Delivering documents by hand to court and elsewhere, and assisting with reception duties when required

Accounts procedures

Assisting in the preparation of bills and claims for costs to Legal Aid agencies

Obtaining the approval of Accounts for all bills/claims prepared

Obtaining payment on account from clients and from the Legal Aid agencies

Providing costs draftsmen with all information required for an accurate bill to be drawn up

Requesting cheques and obtaining the Partner’s signature

Preparing written requests for banker’s drafts

Notifying Accounts of incoming and requested telegraphic transfers, preparing written requests for telegraphic transfers by telephone

Counting money received from clients as petty cash payments-in

Requesting transfer of money between clients and office accounts

Referring amendments to cheques and bills to Partners for approval and dealing with the formalities for such amendment

Perusing monthly print-outs and taking the required action, including ensuring that all client money is placed on deposit where required

Sending copies of public funding certificates to Accounts and ensuring at all times that Accounts are aware when a matter is publicly funded

Any other reasonable duties as directed by your manager

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