Legal Secretary

Morgan Jones Recruitment
12 Apr 2018
20 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Client, one of UK's leading National Law Firms, is now looking for a Secretary to join their Real Estate team based in Guildford.

With an excellent salary on offer, you will be providing support to partners and associates in the team, compiling legal documentation, managing team diaries and liaising with clients as required.

If you are an experienced secretary with a background in professional services, this is a fantastic opportunity to join a firm renowned for its quality service to a varied client base.

About the Secretary position

You will be responsible for providing support to partners and lawyers within the firm. You will work within a team, sharing responsibilities, ensuring that the needs of the business are met.

Duties include :

  • Providing a timely word processing service for a range of documents using Word, DeltaView and other software
  • Proof reading documents to ensure they are returned accurately and within the agreed timescale
  • Acting as the point of contact for clients in the lawyer's absence and on a day to day basis
  • Supporting the billing process and carrying out the payment of Counsel fees
  • Managing all filing activities, including opening new files, archiving and storage
  • Keep diary's up to date, organising travel arrangements and managing emails

Our client is looking for someone with strong secretarial experience, who has worked within a similar real estate team within a solicitor's firm.

You will ideally come from a professional services background and have experience working within a busy, pressurised environment with often conflicting priorities.

You will have excellent communication and organisation skills with the ability to remain calm under pressure. You will be a team player and be confident with a 'can-do' attitude.

Due to the nature of the role, it is required that you have a minimum of 5 GCSEs including English and maths at grade B or above.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual to join a firm which values its employees and their career progression, so please apply today.

About Morgan Jones

This role is being handled by Morgan Jones Recruitment & HR Consultants. We have been established as a quality recruitment business for over 18 years with a reputation for fair and equal representation. We see each applicant as an individual and will treat you accordingly.

To view other great opportunities please check out our website or call us on 0808 168 1474. Follow Morgan Jones on your favourite social networks - Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn.

Due to the high volume of applicants applying for all roles, we can only reply to candidates with the most relevant skills and experience. If you have not heard back from us within 48 hours of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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