Legal Secretary - Family Law

Recruiter
New Appointments Group Limited
Location
Rochester
Salary
£17000 - £18000/annum
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Legal Secretary with proven experience of working within the area of Family Law, seeking a new challenge with an award winning firm. The purpose of this role is to assist and support with secretarial and administrative duties.

Job Description:

The successful candidate must have experience in the following:

* Audio and copy typing all correspondence to include letters, legal forms (Oyez) and quotes,
* Answer the telephone in a polite and efficient manner,
* Undertake administrative duties such as photocopying, and updating client details,
* Filing correspondence and ensuring files are kept up to date,
* Arranging appointments and dealing with clients,
* Access and input data on to the firm's client case management system,
* Work as part of a team with other secretarial colleagues, assisting with secretarial and telephone cover when required,
* Handle all confidential information discreetly.

The Candidate:

To be successful in your application, you will possess the following attributes:

* Proven experience working as a Legal Secretary within the area of Family Law,
* Excellent technical skills which include a fast and accurate typing speed (a Legal secretarial qualification is desirable),
* Excellent technical skills which include a fast and accurate typing speed and a Legal secretarial qualification is desirable,
* The ability to manage a busy workload with minimal supervision and meet tight deadlines,
* Good communication skills and a confident, friendly and outgoing manner both over the phone and in person,
* Attention to detail,
* A good working knowledge of Word is essential.

You will be based in Rochester, working in a friendly expert team.

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