Legal Secretary - Private Client, Cheltenham

Cotswold Recruitment Ltd
Up to £26,000 per annum Salary dependent upon experience + benefits.
30 Nov 2017
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Legal Secretary - Private Client, c. £24,500 p.a.

Our prestigious and well-established client, a leading law firm; requires an experienced, capable and pro-active Secretary to join their fast-paced, highly successful team.

The role will be working for up to 6 fee earners and this role will involve working for Partners, alongside a team of other Secretaries.

Key responsibilities: -

Receiving and directing telephone calls in accordance with the firm’s policy.

•Extensive diary management, arranging and preparing documentation for meetings.

•Inbox management including preparation of draft responses for review.

•Organising client & internal meetings and lunches.

•Other support services which may include making travel and hotel arrangements, taking minutes of meetings, initiating and replying to correspondence on routine matters, regular archiving and photocopying.

•Setting up and maintaining records and filing in accordance with the firm’s policy and quality standards.

•Word processing/typing and collating correspondence and other documents from digital dictation.

•Updating and maintaining client information on internal system.

•Receiving and sorting incoming mail where required.

•Working as part of a team to ensure that effective secretarial cover is maintained, to include covering secretarial absences within the team.

•Ensuring compliance with quality standards and the firm’s policies in general.

Preparation of slides on PowerPoint.

•Preparation of Briefing Notes.

•Receiving and sorting incoming mail where required.

Personal Specification:

•Ability to effectively prioritise and organise work

•Proactive, solutions orientated team player

•Effective communication and interpersonal skills

•Able to work well under pressure / to deadlines

•Good timekeeping and attendance

•Experienced at document management

Salary: c. £24,500 p.a. + competitive benefits package

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate, with excellent future prospects. The position is a full-time role.

Cotswold Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

We endeavour to speak with every applicant, but due to the current climate this is not always

possible. To ensure your application is not overlooked, please ensure that all relevant experience

and skills you possess, relevant to this position, are displayed clearly within your application.

If you do not receive a response to your application within 5 working days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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