£24430.00 - £28900.00 per annum
about 3 years ago
Our client, a leading regulatory body for the legal profession, are looking for a strong administrator to support the Investigation and Hearings team as Professional Conduct Assistant. This is a fixed term contract for up to 9 months. The Investigations and Hearings team are responsible for undertaking investigations into professional conduct, their presentation before disciplinary tribunal and any appeals to the High Court. You will be providing a wide range of effective administrative support to the team. The successful candidate will be required to undertake tasks on a day to day basis which will involve organising hearing dates and preparation of Tribunal hearing bundles, preparing correspondence and drafting letters. Other tasks include maintaining manual and electronic records, updating databases and handling enquiries from internal and external bodies by telephone, letter and email.
Undertake the timely delivery of administrative support to all stages of the process including:
Dealing with post
Copy and audio typing
Monitoring and taking action on relevant casework tasks
Preparation of correspondence and drafting of straightforward letters
Answering routine telephone enquiries
Preparation and distribution of hearing bundles
Effective liaison with the Operational Support Team, in particular in relation to referral of committee notes and entries on the website
Undertake third party liaison necessary to the progress of cases including with:
Bar Tribunals and Adjudication Service
Other parties involved, such as witnesses and defendant barristers
The enforcement of financial penalties
Maintain the data included in the database and case log
Update the database in relation to all actions taken
Provide general administrative support to the Investigations and Hearings Team Manager and Officers including arranging and minuting meetings
Perform other tasks as delegated from time to time by the Administration Team Supervisor or Investigations and Hearings Team Manager
Excellent IT, communication and organisational skills are essential as is the ability to use initiative, work under pressure and demonstrate a close attention to detail.
To apply for this role, please email your CV to our Office & Specialist Support Team quoting the reference number 65737GM. All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.