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Team Assistant

Our client is a prestigious regional law firm – they are now looking to recruit a Team Assistant to join their busy team in Leeds!

The Team Assistant role is to provide comprehensive administrative support to the Housing Management & Property Litigation teams located in Leeds and London, in addition to general office support including reception cover, post organisation and other ad hoc duties as required.

The standard hours are 9.00am to 5.30pm. The salary on offer is up to £21,000 + Benefits. This role is a permanent position and you will be office based 5 days a week.

This is a fantastic Team Assistant opportunity to join a prestigious law firm!

Your responsibilities as a Team Assistant:

  • Diary management for the fee earner(s)
  • Prepare comprehensive travel itineraries and book transport and accommodation as required
  • General administrative support for the department and office e.g., filing and photocopying
  • Receive phone calls from clients; routing them or taking messages as appropriate
  • Produce bills, deal with invoices and liaise with clients in respect of the same
  • Produce frequent summaries of accounts ledgers and ensure that all balances are tidied
  • Produce and maintain case lists and spreadsheets
  • Organise and maintain tidy and accurate files both in hard copy and electronically
  • Manage workload capacity and provide regular updates to the Secretary Coordinator
  • Document processing
  • Formatting documents and any other relevant documentation as directed
  • General office support

Requirements as a Team Assistant:

  • Experience of providing administrative support within a busy office environment
  • Interest or passion of working within a law firm would be advantageous
  • An advanced knowledge of Word applications
  • Ability to coordinate large documents using Word
  • Very competent with MS PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook and Internet applications
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Confident and polite telephone manner
  • Ability to prioritise workload to increase efficiency for the team
  • Able to convey clear and concise information to clients and external organisations
Leeds, England, UK