Legal Administrator

 Job type: Permanent
 Closes: 2 days

Meraki Talent is currently recruiting for a Legal administrator, to join a well-established legal firm in Edinburgh City Centre. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate who has proven administration experience and is looking to get practice experience. Offering support to the Partners within this busy team, the ideal candidate will enjoy undertaking a varied workload and be comfortable working in a large corporate firm who in return are offering ongoing training opportunities.

Responsibilities of the Legal Administrator:

  • Formatting complex legal documents
  • Producing accurate and professionally presented client reports
  • Excellent understanding of Excel
  • Managing partners matter balances
  • Managing the team’s billing process
  • Producing general documents and correspondence
  • Opening of new clients and matters including carrying out anti-money laundering checks
  • Audio and copy typing accurately and efficiently
  • Ordering searches, drafting and completing online registration forms and collating offers
  • Diary management for senior partners
  • Taking inbound enquiries and relaying information to the relevant party
  • Administrative tasks including filing, scanning and printing


Background of the Legal Administrator:

  • Previous Legal or Financial Services Administration experience – desired
  • Accustomed to working with templates
  • Attention to detail and high levels of accuracy 
  • Advanced MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work to tight deadlines
  • Accustomed to working within a highly pressurised environment

Due to the high number of applications received for this role we are sadly unable to get back to every candidate. If you do not hear from us within 7 days please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

Is this job for you? Euan wants:  Legal, Administration, Secretary, MS Office Suite, Mail Merge, Track Changes

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Euan Archibald