Andrew & Co Solicitors

Andrew & Co Solicitors is a progressive, dynamic, highly-regarded law firm working in Lincolnshire and North Nottinghamshire. 

Our award winning commercial and private client practice are specialists in Family Businesses, Charities, Residential and Commercial Property and Agriculture. We have 7 forward thinking Partners and nearly 55 staff supporting our clients.

We build strong and durable relationships, working in collaboration with clients to support them and their business.

Our approach to problem solving is progressive and reliable, delivering sensible solutions to protect and enhance our clients interests

We deliver exceptional client service, assigning dedicated Client Partners who are responsible for ensuring that all our clients receive a diligent, competent and transparent service.

25 Mar, 2019
Position: Apprentice Administrative Assistant Responsible to: Newark Partner Office: Newark Hours of Work: 8.45am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday Department: Support Team Objectives: To support excellence in overall delivery by the firm, through the provision of flexible support in 3 main areas – reception, administration and support to Newark staff. Attributes/Skills: • Well developed interpersonal skills. • Excellent telephone manner. • Confidentiality. • Excellent internal and external client care with ‘can do’ attitude and ability to build ‘business partner’ relationship. • Enthusiasm and commitment to excellence. • Flexibility and strong team playing skills (with lead receptionist and wider team/firm) • Well organised. • Sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word and Outlook. MAIN DUTIES: Reception: • Greeting clients and attending to their individual requirements and other callers to the office. • Keeping meetings rooms clean and tidy - clearing of meeting rooms, washing dishes and cutlery and putting items away • Keeping reception tidy • Providing reception overflow service during busy times, answering telephone calls promptly and efficiently and placing them appropriately within the firm. • Certifying copy ID documentation for internal purposes. • Hospitality at reception and for meetings. Office Administration: • Opening and date stamping of all incoming mail and the distribution of the incoming mail. • Attending to photocopying, filing, mail merges, provision of bill paper and such other duties as are required to provide full support to the staff at Newark. • Organising the internal collection and despatch of post in readiness to take to the Post Office. • Checking all printers/photocopiers throughout the office and restocking the supply of paper as needed; monitor alerts, deal with orders of supplies and replace as necessary. • Checking all supplies of stationery and other general consumables within the office and ensuring their replenishment as necessary. • Undertaking any other tasks/duties as may be reasonably required. Support to Newark: • Logging the incoming cheques into the cheques received log and taking banking to the bank. • Time recording for Newark Partner onto Liberate. • Using Outlook to arrange ad hoc and regular meetings within the firm (with consideration given to reasonable convenience of those attending) and which may include external venues. • Keeping kitchens stocked up with tea, coffee, milk, etc., towels and tea towels and arranging laundry. • Ensuring the wheelie bin is put out on a Friday evening and brought in on a Monday morning. • Pre-planned help with marketing events eg. using checklist of requirements. • Assisting Records & Premises Maintenance Coordinator with maintenance issues. • Transcription, photocopying and flexible admin duties as appropriate. • Any other tasks as allocated by a Partner or a member of the Management Team.
Andrew & Co Solicitors Newark, UK Full time
25 Mar, 2019
Position: Secretary Responsible to: Personal Injury and Motor Law Team Leader Office: Lincoln Hours of Work: 9.00am to 5.15pm Monday to Friday Department: PI/Motor Law Objectives: To provide an effective secretarial service, including help and assistance to others in the firm outside core disciplines when required. Attributes/Skills: • Sound working knowledge of:       - Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word and Excel       - Production of legal forms e.g. Smartforms, Lexis Nexis • Competent levels of literacy, numeracy and accuracy. • Good standards in the presentation of work. • Client focused, with well developed interpersonal skills to include dealing with clients face to face        and on the telephone • Well organised, with a high level of attention to detail • Flexible and prepared to support other disciplines as required. • Team player, committed to supporting colleagues across the firm. • Committed to giving the best impression of Andrew & Co. both internally and externally MAIN DUTIES: • Production of correspondence • Preparation of documents and legal forms • File management in accordance with team procedures and benchmark • Dealing directly with routine client enquiries and handling straightforward client matters and correspondence • Providing secretarial and administrative support in relation to team management and marketing      activities, as required • Holiday cover • Preparation for approval of all team bills • Collection of data and recording same in personal injury/motor law files • Administration of file closure
Andrew & Co Solicitors Lincoln, UK Full time