Legal Secretary - Safeguarding/Employment

Owen Reed Ltd.
Covent Garden
08 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Owen Reed are recruiting for a Legal Secretary to join a top Law firm. The Legal Secretary will support the Safeguarding unit within the Employment team.

The Legal Secretary will report to the Departmental Secretarial Manager. The Legal Secretary will provide a high level of professional support to their allocated Fee Earners as well as other members of the Department.

Responsibilities of the Legal Secretary
Effective and proactive diary management, and awareness of Fee Earners' workloads to plan ahead
Event organising, to include assisting with the planning of internal events and dealing with a rolling programme of small to large scale events
Preparation of PowerPoint presentations for seminars and events

Provides excellent service to clients, both internal and external, in a timely and professional manner
Act as a first point of contact for Fee Earners
Provide assistance in the delivery of marketing communications, and record all business development meetings in InterAction
Recognise, respect and honour client confidentiality at all times

Create typed work of a high quality, formatting in accordance with house style, at high speed, with accuracy and following internal guidelines
Make effective use of the Document Management System
Create new documents from the Firm’s templates, using contact data from InterAction
Proof-read all documents for spelling, grammar and sense, querying wording where appropriate

Adopt a pro-active approach and works with Fee Earners effectively, to maintain regular file management
Keep accurate records of all files sent to off-site storage

Prepare bills, as required
Prepare AML documentation and obtains relevant documentation from clients in a timely manner
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