Legal Secretary - Real Estate

Recruiter
Office Angels
Location
Southampton
Salary
£22000 - £24000 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted
07 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are delighted to be working with a leading Law Firm to help find an experienced Legal Secretary to join their Real Estate Team. If you are committed, honest, considerate and love working in a supportive team, then this could be the opportunity you have been looking for.

In return this company values their staff and prides themselves on offering continuous development for all employees alongside a fantastic benefits scheme.

The purpose of your role will be to:

  • Provide Fee Earners with the high level administrative support they need to provide seamless legal services to clients
  • Assist their allocated Fee Earners by providing proactive administrative and document support
  • Act as support services such as Document Production, Floor Support and Facilities
  • Carry out routine Fee Earner tasks under supervision depending upon capability and training
  • Include delegate and supervise the completion of document production, file management and copying/scanning work
  • Take an active interest in and obtain a thorough understanding of all aspects of client requirement to provide exceptional service levels to both the Fee Earners and clients
  • Type and document production
  • Manage diaries, ensuring they are up to date and remind Fee Earners of meetings
  • Arrange meetings, book conference rooms, refreshments, check rooms prior to meetings
  • Organise travel arrangements, book and confirm reservations and deal with related details
  • Arrange, or, where not appropriate, conduct photocopying, printing, organising couriers, sending out letters, faxes, etc
  • Arrange for files to be opened and closed; ensure that general filing requirements and record keeping
  • Use effective systems to ensure that both short and long term tasks are completed within required timescales
  • Support Fee Earners in marketing activities, including involvement in preparation of tenders and presentations
  • Produce and mail out client invoices

Your skill set must include:

  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Excellent communication, organisational and team skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible and dependable, able to take the initiative
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and work to tight deadlines
  • Being conscientious, approachable and enthusiastic
  • Ability to quickly build confidence, respect and trust with others
  • Having a positive approach to daily tasks and have a solutions focused working method
  • Accurate typing speed of at least 60 words per minute
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages

Office Angels is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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