Legal Secretary

2 days left

A Team Recruitment EA Limited
Ipswich, Suffolk
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

If you are an experienced secretary seeking a new challenge and have always wanted to get into the legal profession we have the opportunity for you. Our Ipswich based legal firm are seeking a legal secretary to join them where you will be working alongside a fee earner in their personal injury department. In your role as legal secretary, you will responsible for electronic diary management, typing and formatting various documents, liaising with different people both internally and externally and much more. It is essential for this role of legal secretary that you possess strong secretarial experience, fast typing skills, able to multi task, able to work under pressure and have access to your own transport due to their location. Our client is ideally looking for someone who can start immediately.

The Role
• Electronic diary management, booking rooms and arranging meetings
• Liaising with clients and firm’s contacts
• Using digital transcription system, Bighand, to create letters, emails and documents
• Amending and reformatting documents in Microsoft Word and using Track Changes
• Using the firm’s Accounts software, Partner for Windows, to record payments in and out, create new matters and where necessary, record time spent
• Completing standard forms
• Photocopying and scanning documents
• Maintaining orderly files - keeping filing up to date

The Person
• Significant secretarial experience at a high level in a professional environment.
• Some relevant legal experience would be an advantage but not essential
• Fast typing speeds
• Have the intelligence to adapt and pick up new ideas and follow the necessary processes
• Can deal with the pressure of the workflow and handle a backlog at times
• The ability to multi-task
• Access to transport is required to get to the office
• Proven team working skills

Benefits to you
• Working hours Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm
• Salary £18k - £22k
• Holiday 20 days plus bank holidays
• Lovely working environment
• Fantastic loyal and friendly team

If you have not heard back from us within 10 days your application has been unsuccessful.