We have a fantastic opportunity for an Administrator to join our Public Law department in our Sheffield office on a 9 month fixed term contract.
As an Administrator in our busy Sheffield office, you’ll ensure things run smoothly behind the scenes. By providing excellent administration support, you’ll help our solicitors and paralegals to really focus on our clients.
Practical experience of a similar role would be an advantage although previous experience is not essential because full training will be provided. Whilst some of your tasks may be repetitive, the ability to make a difference to our solicitors and clients makes this an extremely important role. The role will also have the opportunity for some client contact. The role would therefore suit someone who has a genuine interest in helping our clients receive an exceptional service
Key Responsibilities and Criteria:• main duties: filing, faxing, photocopying, preparation of bundles, opening and closing files on computer databases, contacting clients by telephone to arrange appointments and take basic instructions• excellent attention to detail• confidence in liaising with senior colleagues regarding requests• accuracy and efficiency• good standard of education including 5 GCSEs/O Level at Grade C or above (to include English and Mathematics)• good working knowledge of Microsoft Office systems would be an advantage.• Basic casework duties and client contact
IM’s Public Law Department is a leader in its fields and offers really exciting opportunities to work in a successful team. There will be opportunities to assist solicitors, to develop and work on high profile, cutting-edge cases with some cases progressing up to the appellate courts including the Supreme Court. Our current specialisms cover advisory work and litigation disputes in the areas of judicial review, community care, Court of Protection health and welfare, education and professional discipline fields. We have forged a national reputation for work on test cases. Our work regularly receives considerable media attention and produces reported legal judgements. We have a national reach.
We hold Legal Aid Agency contracts in public law and community care law and are also instructed by privately funded individuals, businesses, professional associations and institutions including national and local charities and other voluntary organisations.
We have public law teams in Cambridge, Birmingham, Bristol, London, and Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffield and an enviable reputation as leaders in the field.
If you’re a self-motivated Administrator, looking for an important role then we’d like to hear from you.
In addition to your basic salary we have a competitive benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, discounted gym memberships and season ticket loans.
As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.
The background checks made will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.
The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.
Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.