LEGAL ASSISTANT

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Salary: Competitive

Legal Assistant - Corporate Business UnitCorporate The Vacancy We’re currently recruiting for a Legal Assistant to join our Corporate team, to be based in either our Bath or Bristol office. As a Legal Assistant in the Corporate team, you will provide an efficient and effective administrative support to the team, enabling the team to function effectively and achieve its objectives. Key Responsibilities of the Legal Assistant * Manage an administrative workload under the guidance of fee earners * Provide administrative support to fee earners including file-opening, telephone management, document production, filing/ archiving, photocopying, email management, online portal management and dealing with post * Draft documents and bills, using appropriate precedents and templates to accurately reflect fee earner instructions * Undertake basic legal processes such as assisting to obtain relevant documentation, arranging meetings, arranging funding, liaising with the third parties, completing relevant forms and processing funds * Correspond with clients as required through telephone, email, letter and face to face * Provide excellent client service at all times * Check to ensure all work complies with risk management policies and procedures, in particular concerning file opening processes and anti-money laundering. Audit files with the department to ensure files comply with risk management policies and procedures * Provide administrative support for business development and marketing activities including booking facilities and refreshments, booking specialist, preparing presentation materials and associated marketing documentation Skills, Experience and Attributes needed for the Legal Assistant * Previous experience within a Legal Assistant or Administrative role * Previous experience working within a Professional Services firm * Excellent organisation capability with the ability to effectively prioritise * Solid understanding of Microsoft Office suite and other relevant IT platforms * Strong written communication skills * Demonstrate a good understanding of client relationship management The Company We’re RWK Goodman – a progressive Top 100 law firm. We exist to unlock potential and create a lasting positive impact for our clients, colleagues and communities. Our purpose is what drives our business forward. It’s our guiding principle. And it’s why our clients trust us to be their life-long legal partner. Over 570 colleagues. 36 specialist areas. 3 core divisions. With offices across the South West, Thames Valley and London. We are widely known for our technical expertise and diverse client base across industries and sectors. As a people-focused firm, ours is a culture of heart, not ego. In our inclusive environment, we support each other as we strive for success. For ourselves. For each other. And for our clients and communities. We know our people are what sets us apart. That’s why we’re committed to creating a dynamic and inclusive environment where you can thrive and achieve your full potential. Because this isn’t ‘just another job in law’. This is an opportunity for ambitious legal professionals to develop rewarding careers, in a culture that cares. We’re on a mission to create a dynamic and inclusive culture. And that starts with our recruitment process. If you have a disability, whether visible or not, we want to work with you every step of the way. Because we want to give you the best chance of success when you apply. If you need any reasonable adjustments to accommodate your disability, such as extra time on written assessments, an accessible interview room or a quiet space before and after the interview, please speak to our Recruitment Team so that we can work together to help bring your best self. Career Development Over a number of years, we have developed a robust and transparent framework which shows you exactly what you need to achieve in order to grow your career at the firm. This isn’t just about hitting KPIs. The framework helps you to understand how your contribution and behaviours are woven together to create the basis for your progression in the firm. From Secretary to Partner, you can see exactly what is expected of you along the way. Annual promotions programme Career conversations and appraisals Learning & Development

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