Legal Secretary with supervisory experience

Carousel Consultancy Ltd
London (Greater)
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently looking for a Legal Secretary with supervisory / team leader experience to join a leading City Law Firm.

Working in conjunction with the Secretarial Services Manager you will help to deliver the firm’s secretarial services and will be responsible for the team management of 5.5 Legal Administration Assistants.

You will take the lead on workflow management and ensure that the high service delivery standards are met.

Key responsibilities as the Legal Administration Supervisor / Team Leader will include:

Day-to-day supervising of your team and managing and coordinating their workloadScheduling and managing Administrative Assistants’ (AAs) absence, holiday and sicknessActing as a point of contact for the lawyers in your practice areaProducing monthly reportsAttending monthly meetings and taking minutes when necessaryAssisting management with implementing new initiatives, changes to workflow and processes etcDeveloping, motivating and managing the AAs in your teamAssisting management and HR when recruiting and retaining your teamConducting team inductions when new AAs startAssisting your team with their administrative duties

Suitable candidates will have / be:

  • Previous experience as a Legal Secretary and supervising / leading a small team
  • Good level of educationExperience of working for a number of busy fee earners at the same timeExperience of workflow management and working within a very busy, deadline driven environmentExcellent written and oral communication skills (including grammar, spelling and punctuation)Strong problem solving skillsAbility to delegate and manage the time and skills of othersKnowledge of document management systems (Aderant and BigHand desirable)Advanced PC skills including MS OfficePositive, professional and proactive attitudeMinute taking skills
Standard hours are Monday - Friday 9.30am - 5.30pm and our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package.

Does this sound like you? Is this the type of role you’re looking to kick start 2018 in?

If you have the necessary Legal Secretary / Admin Supervisory experience we’re looking for then please submit your CV in Word format (not PDF) as soon as possible, quoting ‘LO - Legal Admin Supervisor’

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