Legal Secretary

My client is at the forefront of their industry and due to consistent and continued growth, is seeking to recruit a secretary to join the secretrial team.

Main Job Purpose

To provide a total support service to all Fee Earners and Senior members of staff, to enable them to operate to optimum efficiency, including but not limited to the main responsibilities given below. A legal secretary is expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative.

Main Duties and responsibilities

  1. To prepare correspondence and documents using audio typing, word processing or digital dictation methods.
  2. To administer filing systems which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the Office Procedures Manual.
  3. To prepare mail and enclosures for dispatch
  4. To arrange for all copying to be done.
  5. To make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain up to date diaries for the Fee Earners where required.
  6. To prepare the Boardroom for meetings as necessary and to ensure that it is clear and tidy at the end of the meeting.
  7. To provide refreshments when asked to do so for clients.
  8. To maintain a professional standard at all times.
  9. To carry out any other duties and responsibilities that may reasonably be required by the Fee Earners or a Senior member of staff

Communication and Client Focus

  1. To attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such communication in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the Practice’s standards for client care.
  2. To ensure the confidentiality of all practice and client documentation and information.

Leadership and Team Work

  • To provide support to other secretaries when required to do so.
  • To provide guidance to new or temporary secretaries as required

Benefits: Free car parking and pension

Hours:Mon-Fri 9-5

Salary is dependent upon experience

Some legal secretarial experience is required for this role