Legal Secretary

£18000 - £23000 per annumtxtSalaryFrom=18000
19 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Part Time
Our client who are a well-established law firm are looking for a Legal Secretary to join their Construction Team in Central Bristol on a maternity cover contract.

As the Legal Secretary you will be providing secretarial service to include audio and copy typing services, producing letters and documents utilising Case Management and IT systems as appropriate, ensuring the highest levels of speed, accuracy, presentation and confidentiality. Additionally you will be managing the filing system, including electronic file management on the IT systems.

You will be working Monday - Friday Full Time (however part time applications would be considered) & receive a competitive salary

Main Duties:
Preparing and completing all necessary forms relevant to the team delegated by the fee earner, including statements of case and court forms.
Providing business development support, mailing and invitations to clients and contacts.
Monitoring transfers, under instructions from a fee earner, of monies on clients' accounts, using accounts office printouts, to ensure accurate settlement of both client and Firm accounts.
Producing typed copies of interim/final bills that have been drawn up by the fee earner, ensuring the highest levels of accuracy and presentation.
Maintaining a diary system, logging all appointments including a brought forward system for bills and other reminders to ensure the smooth and efficient time management of each fee earner/partner.
Supporting the fee earner in client relationships, getting to know key clients, maintain accurate data (addresses, contacts, CRM) and providing regular reporting to clients as agreed as part of services levels.
In the fee earner's absence, monitoring the daily email, voicemail and post and to seek advice in responding to urgent correspondence to ensure that client needs are met as part of the Firm's professional service.

Key Attributes:
You will need to be a strong communicator, with a client focused approach.
And it is essential that you would have previous legal secretarial experience within professional services preferably including property/construction transaction work and litigation

We will endeavour to be in touch as soon as possible. If you are not successful on this occasion we will keep you CV on file and be in touch when other suitable positions become available.