Legal Secretary

Office Team
£16k - £180k pa
02 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal Secretary

16-18k DOE

Halifax, West Yorkshire

Permanent, Full time role

Robert Half Office Team are delighted to be working with an extremely successful legal organisation to recruit a secretary for their flagship site. The purpose of the role is to provide a first class administration service to the practice, providing secretarial and clerical support to the relevant fee earner.

The successful candidate will be an extremely capable administrator, with previous experience in a customer/client facing environment and eager to develop or continue their career in the legal field.

The responsibilities of the role are:

  • Correspondence and dealing with clients/customers on a face to face basis
  • All relevant tasks associated with the support of a busy fee earner
  • Organising and booking travel and hotels / organising diaries
  • Answering the telephone - Speaking to clients / partners and professional contacts
  • File archiving and strong room maintenance if necessary
  • Updating legal reference materials if necessary
  • Working as part of a team in the reception area
  • Preparing court forms
  • Payment in and requisition of cheques and cash
  • Contribute to maintaining a safe and healthy working environment

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong administration, customer service and reception abilities
  • Good organisation abilities and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent time management skills
  • A good standard of copy typing ability
  • Confidentiality requirements

In return you will receive:

  • A salary of 16-18k depending upon experience
  • A generous holiday allowance
  • Extensive Training and Development opportunities

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms: ************************************-statement

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