Legal Secretary

12 Feb 2017
12 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

My client a Leading Global Law firm based in the West End, is seeking a Legal Secretary to join their business on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will be supporting two successful Partners. They must be self-motivated with a high level of enthusiasm, Typing speed of 70WPM and good time management. The candidate will be proactive and be able to work in a fast paced working environment.

Key responsibilities:

  • Prepare legal documents and papers
  • Produce information by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics
  • Reading, researching, reviewing, verifying, and routing correspondence, reports and legal documents; drafting letters and documents; collecting and analysing information
  • Organise and manage Partner diaries by planning and scheduling conferences, teleconferences, dispositions, and travel; recording and monitoring court appearance dates, pleadings, and filing requirements; monitoring evidence-gathering; anticipating changes in litigation or transaction preparation requirements
  • Attend legal meetings and taking minutes
  • Generate revenue by documenting and inputting attorney billable time and reimbursable expenses; preparing invoices; tracking payments
  • Maintains client confidence by keeping client/attorney information confidential

The ideal candidate:

  • Typing speed of 70 WPM or above is essential
  • PA experience at Partner level
  • A good undergraduate degree is preferable
  • Proficient in spelling, punctuation, grammar and other English language skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication as well as interpersonal skills
  • Strong IT skills
  • Proven organisational ability
  • Ability to work individually as well as part of a team

If you feel you fit the above criteria, please apply today

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