• Category:
    Business professional
  • Unit:
    Client Intake Team
  • Location:

We are currently recruiting for a Client Intake Assistant to join our Client Intake team on a 12 month fixed-term basis. This role is based in our Bristol office which is located in the heart of the city, a stone's throw from Bristol Temple Meads. We follow a hybrid model to the way we work, which combines both working from our office in Bristol and from home. Our hybrid working approach is based on a set of key principles centred on trusting our people to deliver. 

The Client Intake team is responsible for a range of client and matter on-boarding activities, including managing the firm's client matter inception process, conducting AML checks, running conflict checks, updating and managing client purchase orders, matter closure and routine client and matter data maintenance. 

About you

As our Client Intake Assistant you will be the first point of contact for our legal teams, you will be responsible for providing an efficient AML and conflict check service whilst also ensuring that all data is of good quality and accurate. You can expect to become a 'go to' person for enquiries and will always be ready to respond in an efficient and professional manner.

  • An understanding of requirements such as anti-money laundering, client due diligence and know your client. 
  • Experience in a similar New Business Intake or Client Intake role in the legal sector or in professional services (desirable). 
  • Have a general understanding of how to deal with conflicts of interest checks
  • A customer focused approach and able to work collaboratively at all levels. 
  • A good working knowledge of MS Office applications (Outlook, Word and Excel) is essential.

We work in a fast-paced environment so you will need to keep up; adaptability and resilience are key to success in this role.  Our Client Intake team work very hard but in return we offer support and a fantastic environment to work in.

We are always keen to find people who continually look to improve themselves, our Client Intake team has a clear promotion structure, and further qualifications are not only supported but encouraged. 

About Burges Salmon

Our six core values – Ambition, Collaboration, Commitment, Fairness, Quality and Respect - are at the heart of everything we do and help to shape our unique culture. As well as high quality work and exciting development opportunities, we offer our people a professional, friendly and sociable working environment with a real sense of community.

A full overview of all the benefits of working at Burges Salmon can be found on the ‘working at Burges Salmon' section of our careers page.

We are delighted to have been named RollOnFriday's 'Best Law Firm to Work At' 2023, for the second year in a row, and also named as one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2023 for the second year running.  Our commitment to excellence has recently been recognised by the IIP, which awarded us Platinum certification for investment in people.

It's important to us that our organisation represents the diverse community in which we operate and we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and identities. As a Disability Confident Leader we will provide a fully accessible recruitment process and offer an interview to disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job. We're committed to finding the right person for this role and are open to discussing flexible working, full time or part time working patterns.

If you have any questions regarding the role or the interview process please contact Sophie Russell (Resourcing Advisor) - Sophie.Russell@burges-salmon.com

If you are interested in applying, please submit an application as soon as you can. 


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Burges Salmon, One Glass Wharf, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS2 0ZX

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25 days annual leave
2 paid days leave volunteering
Pension and life assurance
Private medical insurance
Parental leave
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