Legal Secretary

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Ipswich
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An excellent opportunity for an experienced secretary or law graduate to join a rapidly growing business.

Your new company
Located on the outskirts of Ipswich my client are a well established and consistently growing business that are recruiting a legal secretary for their personal injury team.

Your new role
Reporting directly into the Team Manager & Solicitor, you will be responsible for electronic diary management, booking meetings and rooms accordingly, liaising with clients to ensure regular updates are given, amending, formatting and distributing forms using Microsoft Word, using internal bespoke systems to record payments, phone calls, issues and any new matters, using digital transcription systems to create documents, photocopying, scanning and generic office filing.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need to have significant secretarial experience at a high level in a professional environment. Some relevant legal or medical experience would be an advantage but not essential. However, they will happily consider law graduates that have completed personal injury modules during their course.
The ideal candidate will be able to handle large caseloads and be able to prioritise in matter of importance to meet deadlines. Additionally you will be IT literate and have a strong typing speed, you must be able to work as a collaborative team member and communicate effectively at all times and be able to adapt to new situations / cases immediately and react correctly.

What you'll get in return
A competitive annual salary of £20,000 - £23,000 depending on experience and have access to great company benefits that increase with each year of service. You will also receive free onsite parking all year round and have access to continual training and guidance to develop your professional skill set with the business.

What you need to do now
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