Legal Secretary

Aston Jones Recruitment
09 Mar 2018
11 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a reputable, professional, legal firm that has been established for many years. They are a large organisation employing over 80 members of staff and they provide expert legal advice in all areas for both business and personal clients. Due to continued success they are now recruiting a Legal Secretary to join their team based in Sheffield.

Role responsibilities:

  • Audio and copy typing of letters and documents, mail management, completion of forms, and other administrative duties
  • Ensure that all work produced and issued to clients is of high quality and represents the firm in a positive manner
  • Provide designated secretarial and administrative services to fee earners as required
  • Ensure that telephone calls and enquiries to the department are dealt with efficiently and effectively, taking messages where appropriate
  • Ensure that documents are correctly filed and archived in accordance with the firm’s procedures
  • Make a proactive contribution to the overall development, implementation and smooth running of internal administrative procedures including the use of the firm’s in-house computer case management system

Person specification:

  • Minimum 12 months experience within a similar role working for a legal practice, preferably within Private Client
  • Organised individual with the ability to prioritise, multi-task and work to strict deadlines
  • Accurate and efficient Word Processing and Audio Typing skills (65 wpm minimum)
  • A polite and clear telephone manner
  • Strong organisation and communication skills
  • A hard working, proactive and driven attitude
  • To be fully conversant with Microsoft Office

For the right candidate, my client is offering a fantastic package:

  • Competitive base salary up to £19k depending on skills and experience
  • Fantastic city centre location in the heart of Sheffield
  • Modern working environment with a great atmosphere
  • Private healthcare and work place pension
  • Regular social events
  • Opportunity to join a reputable, progressive company
  • Loads of other benefits to be discussed at interview stage

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful and reputable, professional legal firm at an exciting time. My client is interviewing now so send your CV asap to be considered for this role.

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