PA / Legal Secretary

Recruiter
Busy Bee Recruitment
Location
Cambridge
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
12 Mar 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Working in a centrally based Legal practice based in the centre of Cambridge we are seeking a PA / Legal secretary to support primarily one partner and 2 solicitors. The successful candidate must have excellent PA skills, a good attitude to work and an enthusiasm to do a good job.

Start: ASAP
Location: Central Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: £24,000 Reviewable on completion of the probationary period
Hours: 35 hour working week Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm (1 hour for lunch)

To be suitable for this position you will have a good understanding of Litigation processes, procedures and documents and example of the work may be putting together trial bundles and court papers.

Duties:

• Preparing client engagement correspondence (sending, checking it is received and signed)
• Checking and chasing for ID
• Preparing correspondence and documents through audio typing
• Administer filing
• Opening and closing of storage files
• Retrieval of client files from archives
• Preparing mail for despatch
• Preparing accounting documentation (bills, cheques and transfers)
• Copying and scanning documents
• Making appointments, arranging meetings and over all diary management
• Attending to clients on behalf of the fee earner in person and via the telephone with updates
• Ensuring confidentiality of the clients documentations

Skills and Experience:

• Trained in secretarial practice
• Excellent organisational skills
• High grade word processing
• Putting together of trial bundles and court papers
• Excellent telephone manner
• Professional working ethics
• Essential that you have experience of working in a legal practice
• Essential that you have experience of litigation work
• Desirable that you have worked within a Contentious / Litigation team.

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Busy Bee Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency for this Permanent vacancy

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