Legal Secretary/PA Private Client

Office Angels
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

PA / Legal Secretary


Are you an experienced PA or legal secretary looking for a new opportunity? Then read on!

We are currently recruiting for a Legal Secretary / PA to join our client's legal firm in central Cambridge. The ideal candidate will have relevant secretarial in a similar role, along with confident audio-typing skills and impeccable organisational skills. Legal experience in Private Client would be advantageous. This is a full time permanent position, salary is £24,000.


  • Preparing and completing as much as possible (including the conflict check) of the Matter Opening Form and then making sure the form is completing by the relevant fee earner
  • Preparing client engagement correspondence and ensuring it is sent out to the client and if necessary chasing for, the client's signed copy
  • Checking and chasing for client details
  • Preparing correspondence and documents through audio-typing and word-processing on a pooled basis in the Business Unit from digital dictation
  • Working closely with the designated fee earners on other PA level tasks
  • To administer filing reducing with electronic working and the opening, closing and storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the Office Manual
  • Preparing mail and enclosures for despatch
  • Assisting with the billing process by preparing accounting documentation to include bills, cheque requests and transfer forms
  • Copying and scanning small amounts in person, larger amounts to be delegated to the General Office
  • Making appointments, arranging meetings and maintaining an up to date diary for the designated fee earners
  • Attending to clients on behalf of the fee earners in both person and on the telephone and providing such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm's standards of client care
  • Ensuring the confidentiality of all firm's clients' documentation and information
  • Any other duties as required

Key Skills

  • Trained in secretarial practice
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • High grade word processing and audio-typing skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Professionally ambassadorial
  • Previous experience as a legal secretary


  • Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm


  • £24,000 per annum


  • Opportunity to work in a renowned law firm
  • Convenient central location

If you feel you have the relevant experience and skills required please submit your CV ASAP to . Due to the high volume of applications we are unable to respond to everyone. Therefore if you do not receive a response within 5 days please assume you have been unsuccessful.

Office Angels is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Office Angels is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.