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  • Administrative Assistant – Employment Department, Manchester, Ref: AA/EMP/LL/MAN/OCT16

    Leigh Day, an award winning, specialist law firm is seeking to hire an Administrative Assistant within the Employment Department in Manchester. This is a busy and interesting role and the successful candidate will be assisting Solicitors and Paralegals with a wide variety of admin related tasks.

    Leigh Day is a specialist law firm with some of the country's leading employment and discrimination, personal injury, product liability, clinical negligence, international and human rights teams. Our ground breaking work is regularly featured on leading news channels. Over the years we have won numerous awards including The Lawyers - Employment Team of the Year 2015 award, and have consistently ranked annually in the top tiers of both Chambers and Legal 500 client guides. To learn more, visit Employment Team.

    To be successful, candidates must be professional and have good IT and organisational skills. The successful applicant will be adaptable and able to manage assigned tasks in an assertive, efficient and timely manner. Along with strong communication skills, candidates should be pro-active, friendly and energetic. Some administration experience within a busy office environment is required whereas relevant experience gained within legal practice or other professional services organisation would be advantageous.

      To download the job description, please click here.

    Contract:                           Fixed Term Contract – 6 months, Full-time position
    Start date:                         ASAP
    Location:                           Manchester
    Salary:                              Competitive
    Closing date:                     23 October 2016 (Sunday)
    To apply, please return the following to jobs@leighday.co.uk by 23 October 2016 (Sunday).
    • A covering letter clearly stating a) why you are interested in this role, b) how your experience and skills match the role requirements, c) your current salary details and d) applicable current notice period.  
    • A copy of your up-to-date CV.
    • The completed Application and Equality and Diversity form (click here to download it).
    Unfortunately failure to return all the above requested documents will result in your application not being considered.
    Leigh Day is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A copy of the Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request.

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