Float Legal Secretary
My client is an established and highly respected law firm with offices in London and the Thames Valley. They are currently looking to recruit a Float Secretary for their Camberley Office. The main purpose of the role is provide a full secretarial float cover as required throughout the business as well as delivering a high level of service to clients.
Main responsibilities:-Prioritise daily workloads to ensure key priorities are met.Type all Digital Dictation when providing float cover.Prepare correspondence, documents, e-mails, Perform diary management duties - including making of appointments, advising reception of clients/meetings.Use computer software system as provided and firm’s legal software system to produce printouts.Ensure efficient use of firm’s IT equipment for casework, diary and administration.Pay in and draw cheques.Assist fee earners with preparation of client bills.Ensure all client files comply with client care processes.Comply with risk & quality standards laid down by the firm Complete internal administration/account forms under fee earners’ direction.Photocopying/Scanning.Assist with research as instructed by fee earners via the Internet.Ensure compliance with archiving procedures Assist fee earners’ with the upkeep of the department’s precedent library.Ensure fee earners’ post and DX is sent out daily.Provide reception cover as required to cover for sickness and absence Provide cover for the office assistant(s) as required, Assisting cashiers if required, including doing the banking etc.
The ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of office procedures and be proficient in MS Office including Word & Excel. You must also be a fast and accurate typist and possess a high level of time management skills. An excellent communicator with a professional telephone manner. You must also be a driver, as you will be required to travel to other offices to provide cover. Either this would suit someone with previous legal support experience or a law graduate looking for their first office based role with great exposure to many aspects of law.
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