20 Mar, 2024

Trainee Centralised Services Assistant

  • Birkett Long
  • Colchester, UK
Full time Administration

Job Description

The Firm

Based in Essex, with offices in Chelmsford, Basildon, London and Colchester, Birkett Long focuses on people – our clients, our employees, our business partners and those in our local communities.

We are a modern thinking Legal 500 law firm and this is an ideal opportunity to join a successful and thriving practice.

The Role

We are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic applicant, with a good standard of education, to join the Team as a trainee.  The applicant will be given training and support to learn how to deliver proactive, secretarial and centralised services support to our Fee Earning teams.  

This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who is keen to learn new skills and develop a career within the legal industry. You will be working in a demanding environment and will need to demonstrate that you are highly motivated, committed and organised.  In return extensive training will be provided. 

The position is full-time and will be based in our Colchester Office, however, the successful candidate may, on occasion, be required to travel to our Chelmsford and Basildon offices to provide cover.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Organising daily routine to ensure that all typing, correspondence and documents are completed accurately and on time
  • Being aware of the layout and format of documents, forms and letters, and ensuring that these conform
  • Printing, photocopying, collating and presenting documents to the required standard and in a timely manner
  • Centralised file closing procedure

The Candidate

The idea applicant will have: 

  • The ability to build relationships at all levels of the Firm and to work as a positive, friendly and helpful team player
  • A high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office 365, including Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to priorities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong typing skills

Birkett Long offers a competitive package, details of which can be found here what do we offer? - Birkett Long Solicitors

 Applications to:

Human Resources
Birkett Long LLP,
1 Amphora Place,
Sheepen Road,
Colchester, CO3 3WG

Or alternatively to recruitment@birkettlong.co.uk

Staff Type

Business Support Staff

Competitive Salary


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