Duncan Lewis

Family Law

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Date: (1 October 2010)    |    

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We are one of London's fastest growing firms of solicitors, with six offices in and around London. We deal in a wide range of legal services that caters for clients on a public funding or private fee basis. Duncan Lewis is privileged to have several franchises from the Legal Services Commission.

We look to recruit dedicated and talented employees in both legal and non-legal capacities, and we are always interested to receive applications from quality candidates, whether experienced or novice. If you can demonstrate a strong commitment to the areas of law provided by the firm, and you are keen to build a career with us, please email your details and CV to recruitment@duncanlewis.com, or telephone and ask to speak with the Recruitment Coordinator.

Office Administrator Supervisor

Job Description:

1. Facilities - reporting to the Facilities Manager and Compliance Officer with regards the day to day running of the office and needs to meet any necessary Health & Safety standards.
2. Marketing - liaising with the Practice Manager and Marketing department to ensure that the onsite marketing is up to date and that any marketing carried out by the departments is consistent with the company's other marketing efforts.
3. Finance - liaising with the Finance team to ensure that Petty Cash is organised within the office correctly and that any other issues relating to the interface between the fee earners and the finance and the costs department are resolved effectively.
4. HR - reporting to the HR manager to assist in ensuring that any HR issues on site are effectively dealt with.
5. IT - liaising with the IT department to ensure effective operation of IT systems on site and to liaise with third party suppliers where necessary to facilitate the proper functioning of computers, printers, copiers and telephones
6. Case Management - liaising with the Practice Manager to ensure the proper functioning of the firm's case management system within the office, to include identifying training needs and delivering ad hoc training where required.
7. Supervision of Receptionist, Post Room Assistants and Office Junior staff, where appropriate.
8. Any other reasonable tasks required by Management

Key Skills Required:

- Communications skills (both verbal and written) in line with responsibilities.
- Time Management
- Ability to work on own initiative
- Excellent numerical Skills
- IT Skills, intermediate to advance knowledge of Excel, Word and OPSIS packages
- Analytical skills
- Problem solving skills
- Team player


Hackney - E8



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Administration Assistant

Job Description:

- Photocopying and filing

- Faxing

- Archiving

- Opening, posting and franking mail and DX

- Carrying bottled water, boxes, copier paper and other items that may be required to assist the firm and fee-earners in their daily duties. When handling any heavy items, the firm's Health and Safety Policy must be adhered to

- Delivering faxes to Directors and fee-earners within the firm

- Carrying out small errands for Directors

- Logging recorded delivery mail

- Collecting/Delivering post to Site 2 and 3

- Ensuring publicity Material is kept up to date

- Ensuring all floors/departments are kept stocked with stationery, (including photocopying paper).

- Ensuring all floors are kept stocked with legal forms.

- Assembling publicity material and interview files

- Attending training sessions and undertaking training in line with the firms training policy

- Any other reasonable tasks required by Management.

Key Skills Required:

-Minimum experience - six months in an office environment.

-Good organisational skills and ability to work under pressure

-Good communications skills (both verbal and written)

-Good admin skills and ability to use IT to support these

-Understanding of and commitment to Equal Opportunities

-Understanding of and commitment to Health and Safety.


Clapham Jn., Shepherds Bush



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Duncan Lewis Blog - Posted By: Ngozi Nikki Modie-Nwaefulu on 7 January 2011 at 10:42

Dear Sirs,

I wish to make an application for the position of Employment Consultant and would like to speak to someone. I have a copy of my CV for your use and would like to send this as soon as possible.