Commercial Litigation Secretary/ PA to MD

11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Commercial Litigation Secretary/ PA to work for a well established law firm based in Manchester City Centre. The hours of work are 8:30am to 5pm or 9am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday, offering a competitive salary between £23,000 - £27,000 per annum dependant on experience.

About The Role:

• Handle and screen all incoming calls, ensure all calls are dealt with efficiently and politely whilst maintaining client confidentiality
• Diary management/ coordination - recording key dates in calendars for trails & hearings etc
• Coordinate travel and accommodation arrangements
• File management - separate correspondence, pleadings and financial clips and transfer pleadings to a separate folder/ section
• Open files in accordance with internal company procedures
• Demonstrate effective file management; including location/ retrieval/ filing and scanning
• Adhere to the firm's policy when dealing with files throughout the course of a transaction at file closure stage
• Use digital transcript system Big Hand to create letters, emails and documents
• Take minutes and type up correspondence
• Support department case load by dealing with file related queries either face to face or via telephone
• Arranging holiday cover throughout the business and general ad hoc administration

Essential Skills & Experience

• Must be able to hit the ground running - very limited training will be provided
• Must have previous experience working as a Legal Secretary within Commercial Litigation
• Must be professional and presentable at all times
• Previous working experience on a case management system is essential
• Use of Proclaim is desirable
• Previous PA experience is desirable

About The Benefits

• Offer a 3% Pension Contribution
• 23 days holiday entitlement plus bank holidays, rising one day per year with service
• Working in a modern office in the centre of Manchester
• Offering a salary between £23,000 - £27,000 per annum
• Flexible working hours between 8:30am to 5pm or 9am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday

To Apply

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