Our client has a vacancy for a Legal Secretary to join their commercial and employment team. The ideal candidate will have previous legal secretarial experience. You will need to be well organised and reliable with good audio/copy typing skills.
At times you may be asked to take work from another fee earner or department to help with any staff shortages, holidays, sickness etc - therefore a degree of flexibility is necessary with this position.
Main duties·Transcribing audio digital dictation of correspondence, attendance notes, emails and legal documentation;·Instigating and completing online searches, ie via Companies House;·Arranging meetings and lunches;·Assisting with networking/marketing of the Firm in the Bedford area;·Filing;·Receiving, making and following up telephone calls; and·General administration tasks.
The appropriate candidate will have the following skills and attributes:
- Professional telephone manner, coupled with excellent communication skills, the ability to converse with a diverse range of people at all levels;Committed to maintaining high standards of client care; Excellent written English, together with an understanding of grammar and punctuation;Good accurate audio typing skills;Confidentiality and discretion;Multi-task in a busy environment;Reliable and dependable;Positive attitude;Patient;
·Ability to use initiative
Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.
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