Part time Typist

Legal Document Operator/Typist
18,000 - 25,000 Depending on Experience
3 Days a week - Wednesday - Friday 11am - 7pm or 12pm to 8pm
Central Bristol

My client based in fantastic new offices in Central Bristol has an opportunity for a Legal Document Operator/Typist to join their team.
The successful applicant is required to be self motivated to work as a team member typing and amending long documentation, formatting, creating and applying styles, cross referencing and converting text to table. This is a busy role working purely on documents, both creating and amending to house styles, and will include high volumes of copy typing as well as trouble shooting and liaising with fee earners.
This role is extremely busy and requires fast accurate typing speeds, attention to detail is a vital element to this role
If you have Legal Document Production experience or if you are a Legal Secretary/Typist who is happy to produce and proof read Legal Documents, then this role could be for you.
Main Duties

" Managing and prioritising workload and liaise effectively with the team and the fee earners to ensure that the most urgent work is carried out first. Be flexible and willing to stop one job in order to carry out a more urgent task.
" Producing, reformatting and manipulating complex Word, Powerpoint and Excel documents to an advanced level.
" Producing and reformatting international pitches and experience statements in line with house styles and marketing guidelines.
" Following instructions precisely and obtaining a full and accurate understanding of tasks before commencing each job and attempt to meet all specified deadlines.
" Proofing of own and other's work to ensure that formatting is correct and ensure all documents are presentation, grammar and spell checked, including pro-activity in searching for correct spelling and use of grammar.
" Following the departmental procedures and completing all aspects of documentation required.
" Taking pride in the standard of the work which the Document Production Centre team provides and enjoy sharing ideas to improve the service.
" Dealing with issues, queries or requests for assistance from fee earners or clients, in a courteous, helpful and professional manner irrespective of the circumstances, and to refer any serious complaints or issues to the Document Production Team Leader or Document Production Manager.

" Creating and updating standard and project management documents (Standards) ensuring that all Standards accord to agreed house style and are quality checked for accuracy of spelling, formatting, number and cross-referencing.
" Updating Standards revision history when changes are made.
" Applying Standards naming and numbering conventions (eg. CORP1234) to support fee earners identifying Standards in the collection.
" Supporting the organisation of the Standards collection (liaising with the Director of Knowledge Management and the Central Knowledge Management team as regards security, folder structures and metadata such as those for office, jurisdiction, dept/std group).
" Producing reports for the PSLs to alert them of Standards that have not been reviewed in the last 12, 24 and 26 months.
" Supporting PSLs to keep their respective collections accurate and up to date.

Essential Skills

" Experience working as a Document Production Operator within a Law Firm (desirable)
" Providing an efficient and quality typing service including audio and manuscript work, using fast (75wpm) and accurate (98%) typing skills.
" An advanced understanding Microsoft Word 2003 to MOS Word Expert level.
" A good working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook in order to send, receive and save attachments.
" An intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Powerpoint in order to create and edit diagrams and slides.
" A good working knowledge of Excel in order to create and edit spread sheets.
" A good working knowledge of Filesite in order to create and save work within specified matters.
" To be able to use the OCR equipment and to convert documents to the relevant software.
" The ability to log your workload and timekeeping into the Elite Web Entry system.
" Digital document processing functions, Adobe Acrobat 5.0 upwards.

Additional Information:

Responsible for providing a seamless document production service to the whole firm.

Pre-employment screening process:
All applicants will be required to go through the firm's pre-employment screening process. Depending on the position applied for this may include a Criminal Record Bureau (CRB) check.

If you would like to apply for the above position please send your CV to

Pertemps is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Job Type : Permanent

Location : Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom, BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL, BRISTOL

Salary : 19k to 25k per year GBP

Date Advertised : 12 Dec 2012

Sorry, this position is no longer available.

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