Wills and Probate Legal Secretary

Solutions Recruitment
Newcastle upon Tyne
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Legal Secretary to assist my client's busy Private Client Department based in Newcastle Upon Tyne.

Hours Monday to Friday of 9.00am – 5.00pm.

The role involves all aspects of secretarial support, including the following:
providing efficient and effective support to Partners / Fee Earners
typing and using a case management system to produce documents including letters, forms etc

liaising directly with clients and other professionals; making appointments and managing diaries assisting with the post, photocopying, scanning, filing and file management.

undertaking administrative tasks including document sorting, paying disbursements and collating information

We require a self-motivated, highly organised and enthusiastic individual who is able to work quickly and accurately often within tight timescales with minimal supervision.

Previous Legal Secretary experience in Wills and Probate within a Private Client department is essential.

You will need to be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications (including basic Excel) and be confident in creating, amending and formatting large complicated documents.

Knowledge of Case Management and Digital Dictation systems is essential.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate a professional manner with the ability to deal with a variety of enquiries and be confident in dealing with clients