Legal Secretary PA - High End

stephenson jones legal recruitment
West Lutton
10 Jan 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Secretary- York Ref 1/17

Job Description

Our client is a very well established, leading law firm, driven, innovative and highly respected. They are now seeking a fully experienced legal secretary - preferably with intellectual property, commercial or corporate law experience to join their friendly team based in the York area.

Duties will include -

Responsible for the day to day correspondence for a team of Attorneys which will include all general secretarial tasks such as audio and copy typing, filing, photocopying, faxing, ensuring all outgoing correspondence is made presentable for clients etc. as well as receiving and making calls to clients and other offices’ staff, receiving visitors to the office, incoming and outgoing mail duties and courier deliveries and supplier queries.

Other responsibilities will include:

  • dealing with day to day queries to and from their offices.

  • diary management;

  • travel arrangements;

  • dealing with incoming and outgoing mail;

  • liasing with the UK and European Patents and Trade Mark Offices;

  • file management

    The above list is not exhaustive.

    Ideally a minimum of 2 years experience working as a legal secretary is essential as is accuracy, attention to detail and good typing speeds (i.e. between 50 and 60wpm) with. Other requirements:

  • to following work instruction/procedures
  • to work on own initiative
  • good communication skills
  • the ability to prioritise, take instruction and work under pressure

Hours Monday to Friday 9am-5pm

Salary - dependable upon experience - c£20-25k

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

As part of our candidates registration care process we aim to respond to all successful applicants within 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion and we thank you for your interest.