Below you will find our current vacancies. We welcome applications from applicants directly but please note that recruitment agencies will not be responded to.

Administrative Clerk

Job description

We are seeking an Administrative Clerk to join our busy team.

The successful candidate will work with a team of Clerks responsible for ensuring the effective booking of court hearings by answering phone calls and processing emails quickly and efficiently, ensuring papers, attendance notes and associated correspondence are checked, logged and organised in an accurate and timely fashion.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience dealing with clients over the telephone and a strong attention to detail. Experience of working within a fast paced and high-volume environment is essential. They will have an organised and professional approach, with a can do attitude.

JOB SUMMARY:

Working as part of the Administrative Clerks Department, you will ensure:

  • All administrative tasks related to clients are dealt with promptly
  • Telephone calls to the main line are answered as quickly as possible
  • Hearing bookings are processed in a timely manner
  • Papers and all other documents associated with attendance at court hearings are checked, logged and organised in an accurate and timely fashion
  • All incoming and outgoing post/deliveries are dealt with promptly

Education and Training

  • Educated to degree level preferable
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Previous office experience, preferably working in a legal environment

Special Knowledge & Skills

  • Careful attention to detail with appreciation of broader context of work
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Ability to display a professional and appropriate approach when dealing with others
  • Ability to identify problems and where possible use past experiences to resolve them
  • Adopts excellent client focus in all aspects of work

Working Hours:

7.5 hours per day, Monday to Friday, between 8:00am and 7.00pm (on a rotational basis) with 1 hour for lunch.

How to Apply:

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter outlining why you are interested in the role and why you would be suitable to recruitment@lpc-law.co.uk.

The LPC Law Privacy Notice can be found here. By submitting your application, you are consenting to the information you provide being kept on file and processed for recruitment purposes in accordance with the LPC Law Recruitment Privacy Notice and relevant Data Protection Legislation.

Please do not provide referee details as part of your application or within your CV. If you are successful in your application, reference details will be requested as part of LPC Law’s pre-engagement screening requirements at the appropriate time.

Due to high volume of applications, we are unable to respond to unsuccessful candidates.

IT Support Administrator

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an IT Support Administrator to join a unique law firm based in Greenwich.

The firm

We are a specialist firm of solicitors, focused on providing a high quality advocacy and clerking service to clients throughout England and Wales. We operate a network of legal professionals located in every region of England & Wales and represent companies and individuals in every county court, day in-day out.

The role

Supporting approx. 40 members of staff in our London office, the role will require strong report creation and data manipulation skills along with the ability to provide desktop support. The role will also involve the creation and upkeep of documentation and logs.

  • The creation and provision of regular and ad-hoc business reports and management information using SQL queries, MS Access queries and Crystal Reports, is a central component of the role.
  • You will create and maintain documentation of IT processes e.g. new starter/leaver processes, and ensure that logs are kept of administrative actions where necessary.
  • Ensuring that up to date asset logs are kept and that Desktop PC’s are fully patched and secure with the latest OS and anti-virus updates.
  • You will provide support and technical assistance to staff, regarding general network and end user PC, printer and telephone issues. You will also provide support to clients & suppliers who are using LPC Law systems and need assistance completing tasks or troubleshooting problems.
  • Creation of new user accounts in Active Directory and setting up new user profiles with the appropriate permissions with Active Directory, NTFS file shares and SQL Server.
  • You will support the Head of IT with testing developments to our bespoke Instruction Management System, knowledge of SQL Server or other RDBMS would be an advantage.
  • Manage the day to day maintenance and operation of the companies IT systems.
  • You must be able to work independently and on your own initiative, troubleshooting problems and providing solutions.
  • The role will entail access to, and the processing of sensitive client data, and you must understand the need for security and confidentiality of this data to protect LPC Law, it’s clients and third parties.

The candidate

  • You must have experience of creating database queries and reports using MS Access, SQL Server, Crystal Reports and Excel.
  • Your technical knowledge and/or experience must include the following: Active Directory, NTFS Permissions, General network principles, Office 2016/365 and Windows Server 2012 to 2019.
  • A bright and enthusiastic individual, you will have at least 1 years’ experience of working in a business reporting or IT support role.
  • You must be organised, have excellent time management and be aware of the need for client focus and confidentiality.
  • You will have a strong attention to detail and a ‘can do attitude’. As part of a team of 2, your manager will be unavailable at times and you must be able to work independently and on your own initiative.
  • You will be able to identify improvements to processes within the IT department and in the wider business.

Working Hours

  • 5 hours per day, 9:00am – 5:30pm with 1 hour for lunch
  • Open to full time and part time applicants (Minimum 3 days part time and able to cover 5 days per week to provide cover when colleagues are away).

How to Apply:

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter outlining why you are interested in the role and why you would be suitable to recruitment@lpc-law.co.uk.

The LPC Law Privacy Notice can be found here. By submitting your application, you are consenting to the information you provide being kept on file and processed for recruitment purposes in accordance with the LPC Law Recruitment Privacy Notice and relevant Data Protection Legislation.

Please do not provide referee details as part of your application or within your CV. If you are successful in your application, reference details will be requested as part of LPC Law’s pre-engagement screening requirements at the appropriate time.

Due to high volume of applications, we are unable to respond to unsuccessful candidates.

HR & Recruitment Adviser

Job description

We are seeking a HR & Recruitment Adviser to join our busy team.

The successful candidate will work closely with the Head of HR & Recruitment to ensure the effective provision of both recruitment and generalist HR support. The year round recruitment and assessment of law graduates, solicitors and barristers is a significant part of the role, including attending careers events, organising assessment centres and conducting interviews.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in graduate recruitment or dual HR and recruitment role within a legal (preferable) or professional services environment. They will have the ability to communicate at all levels, excellent attention to detail, strong organisational skills with an ability to effectively prioritise and meet deadlines.

They will be adept at using social media to source and attract candidates and have excellent written skills. A hands-on approach to all tasks carried out by the team is a must.

Main responsibilities include:

  1. Recruitment of law graduates, solicitors and barristers, including; interviewing, organising and running Assessment Centres, organising and attending recruitment events and liaising with course providers.
  2. Recruitment of employees through to induction, including; sifting applications, interviewing making offers of employment and ensuring the contractual documentation is supplied, ensuring induction programmes are organised and communicated to the necessary staff.
  3. Placing recruitment adverts and using social media for job posting, headhunting and building links with relevant industry contacts.
  4. Ensuring starter and leaver procedures are carried out.
  5. Producing the annual training plan and liaising with the relevant Heads of Department regarding outstanding training requirements.
  6. Assisting and advising managers on performance management, including staff absence and time keeping issues.
  7. Assisting with disciplinary and grievance hearings, including arranging the necessary correspondence as and when required.
  8. Producing the necessary paperwork for probationary review meetings.
  9. Assisting with the production of HR Management Information and the monthly HR management report.
  10. Monitoring compliance with Health & Safety & fire regulations
  11. Liaising with third parties regarding office facilities.

Person specification:

Level of Skills and Knowledge

  • Recruitment experience (preferably graduate recruitment)
  • Experience of using social media for job posting, headhunting and raising profile
  • Experience of working in a professional legal environment (desirable)
  • CIPD qualified (desirable)

Additional Factors

  • A strong attention to detail and remains calm under pressure
  • A ‘can do’ attitude and is willing to be hands on with all tasks
  • Strong organisational skills and can consistently meet deadlines
  • Balances priorities effectively
  • Is able to work effectively as part of a team, equally is comfortable to undertake work independently.
  • Displays a professional and appropriate approach
  • Is able to write professionally
  • Is able to motivate and supervise others
  • Identifies and delegates tasks ensuring company procedures are followed
  • Shows awareness of the firm as a business and the wider legal market
  • Is aware of need for client focus and portrays professional image in all undertakings
  • Is able to maintain stakeholder relationships

Working hours:

37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday between 09:00 to 17:30, with an hour for lunch.

How to Apply:

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter outlining why you are interested in the role and why you would be suitable to recruitment@lpc-law.co.uk.

The LPC Law Privacy Notice can be found here. By submitting your application, you are consenting to the information you provide being kept on file and processed for recruitment purposes in accordance with the LPC Law Recruitment Privacy Notice and relevant Data Protection Legislation.

Please do not provide referee details as part of your application or within your CV. If you are successful in your application, reference details will be requested as part of LPC Law’s pre-engagement screening requirements at the appropriate time.

Due to high volume of applications, we are unable to respond to unsuccessful candidates.

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