Legal Administrator


Managing this role

Gemma Eggleton

Principal Consultant 020 7759 7959

Gemma is a dedicated business support consultant with 13 years’ experience in temporary and permanent recruitment.  

For the majority of her recruitment career Gemma has specialised in the legal market and her expertise lies within recruiting legal business support staff for law firms in London, from boutique practices to the UK’s top 200. 

Gemma continuously strives to achieve the best outcomes for her candidates and clients and prides herself on her proactive nature and honest approach.

Our client, a long established regional heavyweight firm based in Bristol is seeking a Legal Administrator to join their friendly and supportive team.

Duties include:

  • Typing of letters, contracts and documents including running letters from a case management system
  • Photocopying and scanning of documents
  • Receiving instructions from the client and inputting onto Case Management System
  • Sending out contract information on plots
  • Issuing draft documentation for part exchange properties
  • Providing assistance to clients and external solicitors by giving up to date information as and when appropriate
  • Identifying the urgency of phone calls and taking accurate written messages as necessary and ensuring messages are brought to the attention of the fee-earner
  • Updating databases and directories where appropriate
  • Ensuring files are kept tidy and electronic filing is up-to-date
  • Assisting in the progression of reservations to exchange of contracts
  • Ensuring that relevant forms are received on part-exchange files, updating matters and notifying fee earner in charge accordingly
  • Dealing with day-to-day correspondence from clients and Solicitors and passing on of messages as required
  • Assisting in the preparation of completion forms and allocation of monies received and transmitted
  • Assisting in the preparation of outgoing post

This is a full time role, Monday - Friday, 9:00am -5:30pm.

If you're looking for an opportunity within a progressive and supportive law firm please contact Birchrose Associates to apply for this position.

Birchrose Associates, trading name of Huntress Search Ltd, acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.