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Team Co-ordinator – Employment

The award-winning Employment Department within Leigh Day is seeking to hire a Team Co-ordinator.
Reporting to a Partner and providing the administrative support for her team, this role provides the fantastic opportunity to work within a Department, known for its outstanding calibre of litigation lawyers who have successfully taken on some of the biggest and most powerful institutions in the country, in high-profile disputes involving claims for millions of pounds, resulting in many ground-breaking employment and discrimination judgements.  To learn more visit:  Employment & Discrimination Team.

Key tasks and responsibilities;
- Proactively facilitate the efficient delivery of the team’s legal fee earning work by providing first class organisational and administrative support.
- Organise the team’s electronic and paper case files, assist with archiving, photocopying, diary management and other administrative tasks.
- Assist with financial management information billing and chasing of payments.
- Liaise with clients, barristers, other solicitors, experts, costs draftsmen, the courts and others to arrange meetings, give and receive information and documents.
- Ensure data protection obligations are met and deliver compliance requirements of Lexcel.
- Draft documents, correspondence, minutes and meeting notes as required.

To be successful you must demonstrate;
- Relevant experience of working in a busy administrative role. Experience gained within legal and/or Employment will be highly advantageous.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders and clients.
- Excellent interpersonal skills to deal sensitively with clients, manage difficult situations and conversations professionally.
- Excellent level of numeracy and proven ability to work accurately and confidently with numbers.
- High level of proficiency in IT, especially Word and Excel, fast and accurate keyboard skills and ability to work with a database. Experience of using an online case management system / tool would be highly advantageous
- Ability to organise and prioritise a complex workload, take initiative and work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining a positive attitude.

To download the full job description, please click here.

This is a Permanent full-time position based in London.

To apply please return the documents listed below to jobs@leighday.co.uk by 6 December 2017.
- A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, your current salary details and applicable notice period.
- A copy of your up-to-date CV.
- The completed application form, please click here.

Unfortunately failure to return all the above requested documents may 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 avialable upon request.

We are not accepting CVs from agencies for this post.