About the role and team
We are looking to appoint a Legal Secretary into our PI / Clinical Negligence team on a Permanent basis.
You will provide comprehensive and proactive secretarial and administrative support ranging from drafting and amending correspondence / documents, preparing bundles, paginating and saving medical records received, redaction of documents, dealing with financial admin and file management, regularly monitoring no movement report to identify files to be closed and carrying out the same, managing diaries and arranging meetings / conferences with experts / barristers, carrying out court filing, monitoring and saving fee earners’ emails, and high levels of digital dictation for at least 3 fee earners.

You will also be responsible for taking all telephone calls for your fee earners and in particular taking telephone calls / enquiries from new clients, taking pertinent and relevant information to be passed on to the medico-legal advisor / fee earners in the team and thereafter updating new client data. 
About the candidate
 The successful candidate will:
  • Display a positive, can-do attitude, having the best interests of the business in mind and willingness to adapt and flex to meet the changing needs of the firm
  • Be able to use initiative, think ahead, be proactive
  • Have good motivation and flexibility to meet deadlines, including the possibility of working early, late or through the lunchtime period, with adequate notice
  • Be an excellent team player, capable of building strong, positive relationships with colleagues and clients, able to communicate confidently and effectively
  • Have developed IT skills in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, digital dictation packages and in other IT systems such as Excel and PowerPoint
  • Have excellent grammar, spelling and attention to detail
  • Have a sufficient level of responsibility, experience and knowledge to work unsupervised on daily work in relation to legal terms and local precedents, including the ability to interpret and apply amendments to standard documents and precedents
  • A confident and assured telephone manner with the willingness to develop skills as required
  • Be reliable and punctual work record
  • Have a commitment to keeping all matters confidential
Experience of working in PI/clinical negligence would be highly advantageous in this role.
About the firm
Anthony Collins Solicitors is a specialist law firm with a clear purpose – to “improve lives, communities and society". For over 50 years we’ve been successfully combining market-leading legal expertise with a commitment to excellence and long-term relationships underpinned by a strong set of values.
What makes Anthony Collins Solicitors distinctive, beyond simply being a sector-specialist law firm, is our people and the values we share. We’re extremely proud of the calibre of people that we attract; people who are inspired by our values, motivated by our vision and work with our clients to positively influence the society and communities we are building together.
Anthony Collins Solicitors is a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, whatever their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.