Legal Secretary

2 days left

02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
My client in Guildford is currently looking a Legal Secretary to join their team. This is a full time permanent position and salary will be depending on experience. 

You overall job purpose will be to manage the secretarial support team and provide secretarial and administrative support as necessary. Through internal and external client service, team work, initiative, communication and self management act as an ambassador for the department and firm at all times.

Key Responsibilities:

To manage the Head of Department’s diary and all required administration.
To manage the secretarial support team ensuring high quality, effective and efficient support is provided to the Solicitors and broader team
To be responsible for the coordination of workload of the secretarial support team, managing resource effectively to cover absence and periods of high workload
To manage the holiday system for all support staff within the Department and liaise with the Head of Department as necessary.
Be involved in the on-going management of performance and the appraisal processes for support staff within the Department in conjunction with the appropriate Solicitor.
Liaise with the Business Services Support function in relation to starters/leavers and general Department administration.
To manage and input expenses for the Head of Department using the internal systems and in line with processes.

Skills and experience: 

Previous legal secretarial experience with a litigation background is required. The successful candidate must have fast, accurate audio typing, excellent administration skills and the ability to prioritise a busy workload. Leadership, self-motivation, flexibility & strong communication skills are essential. Applicants must be IT literate and confidently able to use Word, Outlook and Excel with excellent attention to detail.

If interested please apply below or contact Lee Russell on 01483 529900

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