Corporate Finance Legal Secretary

Recruiter
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Location
Maidstone
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Corporate Finance Legal Secretary

Maidstone

£20,000-£28,000

Douglas Scott are currently recruiting for a well established Regional law firm who are keen to appoint a motivated and forward thinking Legal Secretary to sit within the Busy Corporate Finance department.

This is a really exciting time for the firm due to going through a recent period of growth, your role as the Legal Secretary will include duties such as:

  • Supporting new client inceptions and file opening activities
  • Client care and correspondence
  • E-mail management
  • Fielding and screening telephone calls
  • Dealing with/directing new enquiries
  • Setting up client meetings
  • Diary management
  • Checking and distributing client documentation
  • Overseeing preparation of court bundles
  • Supporting billing & financial management activities as required
  • Uploading client documentation to client portal(s) where appropriate
  • Closing and archiving of client files upon completion of matters

This is an opportunity where you will not only gain skills within the Corporate Finance department but will also give you the basic skills to get onto the legal professional ladder- ideally you will have at least 1-2 years' experience within a similar role.

If you are keen for that next step and thrive on a busy and fast paced working environment where everyday throws a new challenge at you then this is the position you need.

Requirements:

  • Accurate typing speed of at least 60 words per minute
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, research tools and other systems implemented by the firm
  • Excellent telephone manner and competent knowledge of telephone system
  • Excellent communication, organisational and team skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible and dependable, able to take the initiative
  • Able to remain calm under pressure and work to tight deadlines
  • Have a positive approach to daily tasks and have a solutions focussed working method

Again this is a brilliant and progressive opportunity for any individuals feeling up to the challenge- interested? Apply today to avoid any disappointment.



Douglas Scott is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.