Vacancy: Trainee Court Administrator (Edinburgh)

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Due to an increasingly busy practice, Hann & Co are pleased to announce that they are recruiting for a new member of support staff for their new Edinburgh office.

This role would suit a school leaver and full training will be given although applications are welcomed from those with previous admin experience.

Overview

Hann & Co are a full service law firm based in Dumfriesshire who are extending their practice with a permanent, full-time Edinburgh Office.

We offer a full spectrum of legal services to personal and business clients. The Edinburgh office will deal with a significant volume of court work and the new member of staff will provide support to our litigation team.

Job Description

This is a varied role to include court running and clerking, preparation of bundles, general office and secretarial duties as required in a busy solicitors practice. Good Standard Grade qualifications in English and Mathematics are essential.

 

Skills & Experience:

  • Organized
  • Able to work on own initiative whilst appreciating when to seek assistance or guidance
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good word processing, audio and IT skills
  • Flexible approach
  • Professional and well presented
  • Punctual
  • Intuitive

Main responsibilities:

  • Daily travel to and from court and other Edinburgh firms
  • Parliament House clerking:
    • Court running to the Edinburgh Courts including lodging and uplifting papers
    • Delivering papers to Counsel
  • Deliver papers to other firms locally
  • Liaise with and book Counsel
  • Prepare bundles for use by solicitors and Counsel, and in court.
  • Form preparation
  • Intimate motions and forms of opposition
  • Process photocopying requests
  • Process external mail including uplifting and depositing mail
  • Deal with unreferenced post
  • Maintain adequate stationery levels for office
  • To provide general office, administration and secretarial support
  • Reception duties including booking of meeting rooms
  • Collate and distribute faxes
  • Dealing with general enquiries from clients and other members of the firm
  • Coordinate requests for files including archived
  • Open and close files
  • General administration for the office

Please submit your CV by post to Hann & Co, Solicitors, 1 Bridgend, High Street, Annan, Dumfriesshire, DG12 6AG or by e-mail to charles@hannandco.com by 5pm on Thursday, 23rd March 2017