Legal Administrator

Wrigleys Solicitors

About Us

Wrigleys is a well-established, reputable firm of specialist Solicitors. We have offices in Leeds, Sheffield, and Newcastle. We represent clients across the UK and are considered one of the leading expert practices outside of London.

Here at Wrigleys we pride ourselves on delivering specialist legal services to our clients within a professional yet friendly and authentic environment.

With our supportive leadership team and by living through our purpose of putting people at center of what we do,

along with our vision of being the firm everyone wants to work with, we offer a collegiate culture where everyone has a voice. This positive environment helps us maintain exceptional staff retention levels.

About the role

You will be responsible for providing support and assistance to Paralegals in the Trust and Court of Protection Administration Team to enable them to manage their caseloads and provide services to our clients.

Duties and responsibilities:

– To provide support to the Paralegals in the Trust and Court of Protection Administration Team

– Working alongside other fee earners on various tasks related to the ongoing administration of client matters. Tasks may include (but are not limited to):

o Preparing cash reconciliation statements

o Reviewing bank statements and other cash statements, and reconciling payments

o Arranging meetings, liaising with 3rd parties, clients, and other professionals

o Opening bank and investment accounts, paying invoices, preparing asset, income, and expenditure statements

o Updating our case management system.

– Providing cover during colleagues’ absence in all areas as required

– Reviewing files regularly to maintain a high standard of care and support to clients in accordance with Lexcel and internal procedures and guidelines

– Maintaining computerised/software Trust and Court of Protection administration records systems

– Maintaining and managing paper client files and record keeping

– Preparing bills, considering cost estimates, liaising with clients in relation to ongoing costs

The ideal candidate

– Accounts experience and/or Trust Administration experience are desirable

– Previous experience working as a Legal Administrator (or within an administrative/support role in a law firm) is beneficial

– Good IT skills

– Ability to empathize with the varying needs of our clients

Ability to communicate with people at all levels in all situations

What we offer

Whilst we work hard within regular hours and focus on engaging with clients, we aim to find time for fun along the way. With a 1200-hour target, it is possible to combine both. We do not encourage a long hour’s culture – happier people with a work/life balance deliver better results for clients and are more likely to stay long term. We all want to enjoy our careers.

– Competitive salaries

– Generous holiday entitlement + holiday purchase scheme

– Pension scheme

– Private medical insurance

– Employee Assistance Programme

– Life assurance scheme

– Employee wellness initiatives

– Agile working

– Firm social events throughout the year

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