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Administration Assistant

16,595 P.A. ?
Womble Bond Dickinson

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We're currently looking for an administrator to join our busy Property Disputes team based in Southampton.

About the Property Disputes team

You'll be part of the Property Disputes team who provide legal advice on property related matters and disputes. Working with a nationwide team of around 40 lawyers, the Southampton team have a widely deserved reputation for the provision of excellent service. Our clients include a number of FTSE 250 household names, across a range of sectors including transport and infrastructure, leisure, energy and charities.

What does the job involve?

You'll work closely with the Secretarial Supervisor assisting on a day to day basis with a variety of administration tasks. There really is a lot go get your teeth stuck in to. You'll be maintaining the legal filing system through opening, closing and archiving files, responding to queries and requests regarding legal files, arranging travel documents for lawyers, assisting the Secretarial Supervisor with correspondence on behalf of the lawyers, answering the telephone, assisting with the billing process, printing invoices, liaising with our Virtual Services offside document production team and general duties including photocopying, binding, scanning and printing.

What experience should I have?

You'll need to have previous experience of working in an administration position as this is a busy role. In addition this role needs someone with exceptional communication skills both written and verbal, excellent organisation skills with a flexible approach, good attention to detail and the ability to work to deadlines. Naturally you'll be able to build and maintain long-lasting relationships with a variety of people across our firm at all levels.

You should also be able to demonstrate excellent IT skills and an understanding of filing systems, both manual and electronic.

So what makes it great to work at Womble Bond Dickinson?

We continually work hard to create an open culture that sets us apart from other firms. Our culture gives us much more of a human feel, emphasising that we're more than just suits! We like and make time for each other enabling us to establish professional relationships that become lasting friendships. In addition, through our D&I practices and programmes we work hard to ensure that difference is visibly valued and welcomed. Visit our D&I page to find out more.

And that's not all, alongside a competitive salary you'll receive a flexible benefits package so you can pick and choose between the benefits that matter most to you.

But most of all – it's our people and culture that make it a great place to work.

So you're interested but have some questions?

If this sounds like a role that you can do then we want to hear from you. Please follow the instructions to make a formal application – just a few contact detail questions and then a simple upload your CV.

If you have questions about the role please do contact me Kita Cureton on 0117 989 6611 or email kita.cureton@wbd-uk.com (No agencies please we are in house recruitment team).

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