Legal Secretary

Ref: 3882| Posted: 5th Apr 2019

This vacancy is now closed

Legal Secretary

Term: Permanent

Working Hours:

Full time – 10am -6pm Monday- Thursday

9.30am-5.30pm – Friday

Salary:Depending on experience – up to £25,000 per annum

Holidays: 25 days per annum plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure.

Benefits: Private healthcare after 2 years’ service

Experience Level:Advanced – Microsoft Office, to include Word, Excel and Powerpoint. Experience in using a case management system preferred

This role requires an experienced secretary with at least 2 years’ secretarial experience preferably within a legal practice to join our “family friendly” and supportive law firm.  The ideal candidate must possess excellent IT, administration, diary management and organisation skills and must be adaptable and flexible with a professional manner and strong communication skills.  In addition, the candidate must have exceptional attention to detail, a good work ethic with a can-do and proactive attitude.  Be able to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines and someone who enjoys a challenge.  Wanting to work as part of a team is essential.

Responsibilities include:

  • Primarily to work within our corporate department providing secretarial support at Partner level.  Although being a smaller practice all secretaries are required to work across all departments during busy times
  • Producing correspondence, documents, invoices using our case management system
  • Audio typing using a digital dictation system
  • Opening new matters and files in accordance with the firm’s procedures
  • Providing personal assistance requirements for the Partners to include monitoring incoming emails and post where required
  • Filing
  • Arranging conference calls and setting up meeting rooms
  • Meeting and greeting clients and answering telephone calls

The C&D Group are acting as an employment agency in regards to this role