Legal Secretary - Corporate

CLD Recruitment
£20000.00 - £23000.00 per annum + Excellent Beneifts!
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Legal Secretary £20,000 - £23,000 (10am until 6pm)

My client a professional city centre law firm is looking to recruit a highly experienced Legal Secretary to work within the Corporate, Banking, Property and Corporate Recovery team.

You will be required to play an integral part in supporting the business with everyday secretarial duties and administration tasks including:

Audio transcription and copy typing correspondence
Preparation and amendment of legal documents
Copying, scanning and collating enclosures for correspondence
Billing and other financial administration duties including cheque requisitions
Maintaining the filing system
Telephone call handling, dealing with client queries and responding to calls professionally and efficiently
Diary management including meeting requests
Dealing with the Land Registry, searches and using search provider websites
General administrative tasks e.g. preparing expenses claims, making travel arrangements etc
Such other administrative duties as you may reasonably be asked to undertake
Assisting other teams throughout the office as required
Operating and complying with all the firm's policies and procedures, including producing all documents in house style

Skills & Knowledge

Previous legal secretarial experience is required, preferably within either Corporate, Banking or Property
High level of experience with IT packages including all Microsoft programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc
Excellent organisational skills
Ability to use own initiative and work autonomously
Ability to work calmly under pressure
Ability to develop and maintain excellent relationships with clients, contacts and internal colleagues
Excellent written and oral communication skills, with excellent attention to detail
High degree of motivation
Ability to prioritise workload, managing several strands of work

CLD Recruitment (Leeds) Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. CLD Recruitment (Leeds) Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.
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