Secretary - Dispute Resolution

Whitehead Monckton
£19,850 pro rata
04 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Secretary - Dispute Resolution

Job Details

  • Location:Whitehead Monckton, 32-33 Watling Street, Canterbury, CT1 2AN
  • Hours:4-5 mornings per week - 9am/9.30am until 12.30pm/1pm
  • Salary:£19,850 pro rata
  • Posted:5th Sep 2017
  • Closes:5th Oct 2017
  • Contract:Part Time

To provide secretarial and general administrative support to the fee earners in the department. To undertake work in an efficient and timely manner within the parameters of ISO 9001 standards. To promote the professional image of the firm at all times.

  • To prepare correspondence and documents through audio-typing (digital dictation) and word processing.
  • To make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain up-to-date diary for the department.
  • To deal whenever possible with routine client enquiries and communications.
  • General administration, which will include daily filing, the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files within the parameters of ISO 9001 policies and procedures.
  • To prepare mail and enclosures.
  • To prepare documents/reports as required by fee earners.
  • To attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm’s standards for client care.
  • To ensure the confidentiality of all the firm’s client’s documentation and information.
  • To provide support to other secretaries as required.
  • To work at other WM offices, from time to time, to meet the needs of the business.
  • Other duties as deemed necessary to fulfil the role.

Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Educated to O-Level/GCSE and equivalent standard.
  • ILEX Secretarial qualification (desirable)
  • Previous secretarial experience within a legal environment (desirable)
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office package
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to be flexible within the office environment