Legal Secretary opportunities

Nicholas Howard Ltd
Southampton, Winchester, Swindon
£20000 - £24000/annum
22 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Legal Secretary now looking for a new and challenging role in a dynamic law firm ?

Our clients are leading full service private practice law firms in Hampshire with a strong reputation for high standards of client care and providing excellent legal advice.

Due to further expansion, they now require talented full-time Legal Secretaries to work within their busy offices assisting Fee-earners in the following departments:

Southampton or Swindon :

Commercial Property/ Real Estate

Winchester :

Private Client

Key competencies will include excellent IT skills, flexibility, attention to detail, initiative, strong communication skills and a positive attitude.

The roles will be suitable for experienced Secretaries with legal secretarial and administration experience gained within various departments of a law firm but with a strong emphasis on Wills, Trusts, Probate and Wills or Property areas.

Depending on the role, responsibilities will involve providing high level secretarial and administrative support to the fee earners including :

Audio Typing using Digital Dictation
Drafting documents
Arranging meetings, conferences and client interviews organising fee earner diaries
Land Registry applications
Online searches
Collating Court bundles
Telephone answering and recording of messages and appointments
Communication with clients and others
Dealing with all usual aspects of legal office administration and file management as well as archiving
Liaising with clients in correspondence, on the telephone and in person

This roles will offer a good market rate salaries and benefits together with an excellent working environment and support for career progression.

All applications will be reviewed within 2 working days and short-listed candidates contacted within that time-frame