Legal Secretary / Legal Support Assistant
Job Title: Legal Secretary
Location: Morley, Leeds
Salary: £16,000 to £18,000 - Dependent on Experience
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
They were established over 125 years ago and have given legal advice and assistance to individuals and businesses since then. Their team of solicitors in Leeds have vast experience in the areas of law that they specialise in. They keep up to date with the ever changing legal environment and surrounding issues.
The workload currently consists of typing letters, production of wills, estate accounts, powers of attorney and other documents using MS Office software and production of forms using Proclaim software. Answering telephone calls from clients, making appointments for client meetings, sending emails and faxes and acting as receptionist when required from time to time. Representing the firm to members of the public who attend the office, assisting and signposting in cases where advice is needed beyond the scope of our firm, acting as witness for wills and deeds, dealing with receipt of funds in person and by telephone from clients.
The hours of work are Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm and to be part of a rota for Saturday morning 9am to 2pm for up to 10 times per annum, for which time off in lieu is granted.
- Must have experience of audio typing and be able to work at more than 60 words per minute.
- Must be proficient with MS Office
- Must have good interpersonal skills and telephone manner.
- Must be motivated to achieve personal targets and develop the department.
- Must be an accurate proof reader and good at handling cash.
- Previous legal experience is desirable.
- Must be smart in appearance, punctual and reliable.
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Candidates with experience of; Legal PA, Legal Secretary, Legal Client Secretary, Legal Administrator, Personal Assistant, Legal Office Support, Compliance Executive, Corporate Legal Secretary, Compliance Secretary, Legal Business Support, Legal Support Assistant, Fee Earner Support, Compliance Assistant may also be considered for this position.