Legal Secretary

Recruiter
Lucy Walker Recruitment
Location
Manchester
Posted
31 Mar 2018
Closes
19 Apr 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Legal Secretary

Location: Manchester City Centre

Salary: £23,000 - £24,000 (Dependent on experience)

Hours: 09:00-17:00 Mon-Fri

We are working with a fantastic client who are internationally renowned and in the Top 50 UK law firms. They provide comprehensive and intelligent advice to both businesses and individuals. They are looking to recruit a legal secretary on a permanent basis who will be responsible for delivering an exceptional secretarial service to two partners. Your main duties in this role will be:

* Entering new clients, contacts and instructions onto the database.
* Prepping and creating invoices from the computerised invoicing system.
* Pursuing issued invoices and ensuring prompt payment.
* Liaising with clients directly on any admin issues.
* Regular and ad-hoc financial reporting (both internal and client based)
* Drafting correspondence as directed by the Partners or Associates concerned.
* Dealing with all incoming calls and both incoming and outgoing mail.

In order to be considered for the Legal Secretary role, you must promote a professional and positive attitude and ensure that you adhere to the high standards within all aspects of the business. You must also have:

* Answer and manage incoming correspondence, emails, telephone calls and filing
* Meet clients
* Producing documents, letters, memos, emails etc
* Proof reading of communications and making document amendments
* Taking minutes for meetings
* Anticipate and consider client needs
* Compile legal documents and document bundles
* Understand and follow the legal processes involved in your team’s area of law
* Cover the planned and unplanned absences of legal secretaries in your team
* Be aware of others’ workloads and priorities in the team
* Be proactive and think ahead of fee earners’ needs to free them up from administration tasks
* Assist fee earners to ensure matters are regularly billed and paid on time
* Effectively liaise with other support functions when appropriate, for example copying to the facilities team and arranging couriers with reception.

This is a great opportunity to work for a brilliant company who offer a number of benefits including:

* Competitive salary based on the market and competitors
* 25+ days holiday plus Bank Holidays and days at Christmas and New Year
* Pension Scheme Membership
* Life Insurance
* Private Medical Cover
* Childcare Vouchers
* Interest Free Season Ticket Loan
* Interest Free Rental Deposit Loan

Please apply within if you feel you have the required skills and experience to fit this role

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