Legal Secretary

Ideal Personnel & Recruitment Solutions Ltd
From £17,500 to £17,500 per annum
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client has a vacancy for a Legal Secretary to join their Commercial and IP team in the Corporate Commercial group.

You will provide secretarial and administrative support to help the team deliver great service to clients, this will include the following:

Your key duties will be:

•providing timely and effective support to requests for assistance from members of the team

•working with the team to produce management information reports and updates for clients

•attending to clients in person and on the phone taking messages and assisting where appropriate

•use of a case management system to process and progress files

•opening and distributing the post

•managing file opening, closure and archiving

•producing bills and other financial administration

•managing diaries for the team, planning and organising meetings and making travel arrangements

•organising and maintaining departmental filing systems and document storage

•photocopying, scanning, faxing, printing, filing and other general administrative tasks

•accurate production of correspondence and documentation including through the use of digital dictation

Skills and experience you will have:

•a minimum grade C pass at GCSE (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics

•confidence with IT systems to include Microsoft Word, Excel and ideally PowerPoint

•fast and accurate keyboard skills

•previous organisational and administrative experience ideally gained working in a legal secretarial role

Key competencies you will need:

•the ability to work well in a team and develop good working relationships with colleagues and others

•confident interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise openly and clearly with colleagues and clients

•to be able to produce a high standard of work, often to tight deadlines, whilst maintaining accuracy and good attention to detail

•ability to prioritise well and be able to cope with changing demands

•the ability to manage your own workload unprompted and on your own initiative

•to be able to demonstrate professionalism, flexibility, and self confidence

About you - you will be:

•highly enthusiastic, willing to go the extra mile and be happy to go beyond the job description

•respectful towards others and have a positive, willing and ‘can do’ attitude

•keen to learn, interested in driving your own career progression and be proactive in taking ownership of this

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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