Legal Secretary

Lucy Walker Recruitment Ltd
£24000 - £26000 per annum
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal Secretary

£24,000 - £27,000

Excellent company benefits including 25 days holiday + company bonus

Leeds City Centre

My client, a forward thinking law firm in Leeds City Centre are recruiting for a Secretary to join their team. You will be providing support to a group of Partners and Fee Earners in a fast paced role where you will be involved in all secretarial duties as well as conducting web searches and communicating with other offices.

This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate with secretarial experience ideally gained within Intellectual Property, excellent attention to detail and strong accuracy to join a renowned and successful law firm.

Your duties will include:

* Producing correspondence and specifications via copy and audio typing

* Invoicing and billing clients

* Booking meeting rooms, catering, travel and accommodation

* Diary and email management

* Producing presentation slides

* Creating word, excel and Adobe documents

* Communicating with UK and European Patent Offices by phone and letter

* Assisting attorneys to meet their deadlines

* Conducting web searches

* You will assist the Office Manager when required with administration duties

* Taking incoming calls and greeting visiting clients

The successful candidate will have experience as a Legal Secretary ideally within IP, trademarks and Patent You will have first class attention to detail and the following skills and experience:

* Secretarial experience gained in a legal firm, ideally patent and trade mark

* Ability to prioritise and work effectively to deadlines

* Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat

* A team player

* First class attention to details and strong accuracy

* Audio and copy typing skills.

Due to the amount of response we receive, unfortunately we are not able to give feedback to individuals, if you have not heard back within 7 days please assume that you have not been successful for the role you have applied for.

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