I have worked for nearly 3 years as a Legal Assistant taking on many different roles. I am looking for new challenges and new adventures to expand my knowledge.
CILEX LAW SCHOOL
Level 3 Legal Executives Qualification September 2013 – Present
Unit 15 Care of the Elderly- Pending
University of Westminster September 2011 – July 2013
Cilex Level 3 Legal Executives Qualification
Unit 1 Introduction to Law and Practice – Pass
Redwood Skills and Education September 2010 – July 2011
NVQ Level 2 – Business Administration – Pass
St Charles Catholic Sixth form College September 2002 – July 2005
Alevel: Sociology – B
AVCE: Travel and Tourism – CC
Hubbard Pegman & Whitney LLP – Legal Assistant/Trainee Legal Executive – 14/06/2011 – Present
Hubbard Pegman & Whitney LLP – Office Junior (Apprentiship) 07/09/2010 – 06/05/2011
1 Answering the phones and making sure the out of office message is on at the end of the day
2 Opening the morning post (including DX)
3 Taking the evening post to the relevant places
4 Audio Typing (60 wpm) Letters , Attendance Notes, Bills, Memos, Faxes
5 Copy Typing (50 wpm)
6 Full firm archiving
7 Data Entry
8 Taking the banking to the bank
9 Basic Diary Management
Fee Earning Work
1 Writing letters, emails to various companies and borough councils, and attenance noting all work done, and time recording accordingly
2 Liaising with the OPG and the Court regarding LPA’s and Deputyship Order applications
3 Visits to properties that relate to Deputyship matters and estate matters, making sure that any issues with the properties are dealt with
4 Filing in LPA’s and some Court of Protection forms
5 Serving Notices
6 Clerking at court
7 Liaising with Barristers
8 Liaising with;
o Family members and beneficiaries
o Management Companies
o Management agents and external contractors for deputyship properties
o Medical Experts and Doctors Surgeries
o Financial advisers
o Probate Registries
9 Filing in DJP forms with the Land Registry
10 Attend meetings with beneficiaries
1 Arranging support staff cover
2 Ordering stationary
3 Liaising with;
o Electricians and plumbers
o Technical support and the firm
4 Ordering water supplies
5 Other ad-hoc office manager duties
Awaiting Eyes Foundation – Project Co-Ordinator – May 2009 – August 2009
1 General Ad Hoc Duties
2 Completing Inductions on New Staff
3 Helping with International Students Projects
4 Collecting and Counting the Money Boxes
5 Answering the telephones, and taking messages.
Outside the roles mentioned above I have also worked for the following (in order) The NAAFI Retail December 2004 – October 2007, Johnson Dry Cleaners November 2007-March 2009, Select Education (agency) 2008-2009, Get More Local March 2010 -August 2010, The Cromwell Lodge Hotel 11-11
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