Legal PA/Secretary

Myerson Solicitors LLP
30 Sep 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Legal PA/Secretary Location: Altrincham, Cheshire, WA14 1HB Salary: Salary negotiable, DOE plus excellent staff benefits Hours: 37 hours per week Myerson Solicitors LLP is a leading independent law firm based in South Manchester. We represent businesses and individuals in Manchester, Cheshire, the UK, the EU and beyond. We offer an accessible, high-quality and better value alternative to regional and national firms. We are looking for a Legal PA/Secretary in our Commercial Property Department to provide a high quality administration service to the firm and its fee earners. Duties of the Legal PA / Secretary will include: - * Produce high quality documents and ensure files are maintained. * Formatting and amending documents. * Audio typing using the digital dictation system. * Answer phone calls and direct calls to appropriate parties or take messages. * Carry out money laundering and other relevant online searches. * Deal with enquiries from clients via email, fax and letter. * Use a diary management system to arrange meetings and make appointments. * Preparing bills and ensuring up to date narratives are obtained and logged onto the system, drawing cheques, dealing with expenses and handling accounts queries. * Use a document management system to track, manage and store appropriate documentation. * Arrange travel itineraries. * Copy and scan, including preparation of large files. * General administration work on behalf of fee earners and carrying out legal assistant work as required. * Provide reception cover as required. * Promote and comply with legislation and policies on equal opportunities and health and safety both in the delivery of services and the treatment of others. * Identify and undertake training and development as required in order to meet personal and business needs. * Undertake any other reasonable duties, commensurate with the level of the post so as to ensure the smooth running of the office The successful Legal PA / Secretary would: - * Have an excellent interpersonal, organisational, verbal and written communication skills. * Have experience of providing a high quality administration service. * Have the ability to work to tight deadlines. * Be able to work independently as well as in a team. * Possess excellent MS Office skills. * Have the ability to carry out multiple and varied tasks simultaneously. * Be experienced working in a similar role within a professional services environment (desirable) There are excellent staff benefits such as:- * Private healthcare * Subsidised gym membership * Contributory pension scheme To apply for this position please send a CV and covering letter explaining why you think you would be suitable for the role.
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