Legal Secretary

Recruiter
Adecco UK Limited
Location
Thorney
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
13 Feb 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
JOB TITLE

Legal Secretary

DEPARTMENT

Litigation

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB

Your main priority as a legal secretary is to provide secretarial and administrative support to lawyers and legal executives. Your daily tasks will include:

Keeping records up to date
Typing up legal documents
Answering the phone
Organising diaries
Preparing court forms
Attending court
Digital dictation
Performing legal research
Making appointments with clients

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

3+ years legal background experience(Minimum)
NVQ/SVQ in Business and Administration (Levels 3 and 4)
OCR Higher Diploma in Administrative and Secretarial Procedures

DESIRABLE

Legal Secretaries Diploma run by the Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs (ILSPA)
City & Guilds/ILEX Level 3 Certificate for Legal Secretaries

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES

Excellent Telephone Manner
Organisational Skills
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with all levels of the organisation.
Ability to prioritise and multitask
Detail conscious
Confidentiality and integrity are crucial

SALARY

Flexible/Negotiable

Adecco is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.