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Family Workflow Co-ordinator

Full Time (35 hours per week)

Job title

Family Workflow Co-ordinator

Location

Flexible

Department

Family

Reporting to

Head of Family

Cartwright King is a successful national law firm with offices across the country. We are a people focused business where our staff and clients come first.

We pride ourselves on being a progressive, forwarding thinking employer offering the flexibility and opportunity to progress your career.

We provide high quality legal advice and services in a number of private and legally aided disciplines including: Criminal Defence, Business Defence, Motoring and Road Transport, Family & Divorce, Child Care, Mediation, Court of Protection, Community Care, Education, Mental Health, Employment, Police Law, Professional Discipline and Immigration.

Responsibilities

In the role you will undertake a variety of duties, including:

  • Handling initial client enquires, identifying if a client is eligible for funding through the Legal Aid Agency or privately funded and explaining the Legal Aid tests where appropriate.
  • Liaising with existing clients and delegating calls to fee earners within the Family team.
  • Taking initial instruction from clients including personal details and documents.
  • Organising diaries and scheduling meetings.
  • Supporting the Family department with any ad-hoc tasks.

Person Specification

We are looking for the following qualities in candidates:

  • Has experience of working in a busy time- sensitive environment.
  • Excellent client relationship skills.
  • Demonstrates a positive, friendly, flexible, and capable manner, and can build relationships quickly; strong team player.
  • Has strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Has an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Ideally has previous experience working in a legal setting.
  • Numerate and literate and has a good command of the English language.
  • 5 GCSE’s with A*-C grades, including English and Maths, or equivalent.

What can we offer you:

  • A friendly and positive culture based on team work with no micro-managing.
  • Flexible and agile working arrangements to enable staff a work and life balance.

In return we are looking for individuals who would fit into a go-ahead and positive environment. As a firm we are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. This means that all applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Your new career starts here.

If you meet the required skills and experience and would like to apply for the role, please email your cover letter and CV using the submission form.

Please include in your cover letter why you feel you are a suitable candidate for the role, as well as your salary expectations and notice period.

Applications without both documents will not be considered.

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