Senior Legal Secretary

Recruiter
Xhen Associates Ltd
Location
Slough
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
18 Mar 2017
Closes
17 Apr 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: Senior Legal Secretary

Location: Slough

Package: £compt

Ref: JI//301193

Our Client is a medium sized commercial law firm.

A role has arisen for a Senior Legal Secretary, supporting the Director and Associate Solicitors in the busy Commercial Litigation team. The team works on behalf of Commercial Clients advising and providing litigation services on cases in relation to commercial, franchising and professional negligence related matters.

Day to day activities include:

  • Audio typing need very strong WP Skills in excess of 60 wpm - use of Winscribe

  • Being the first point of contact for client queries

  • Keeping clients aware of the current status of their case as new developments arise

  • Diary management using Outlook

  • Taking / fielding incoming telephone calls; taking precise messages / telephone notes

  • Preparation of invoices at month end

  • Generating correspondence; dealing with accounting to clients

  • File management

The ideal candidate will have previous secretarial experience within a Litigation Department and possess the following skills:

  • Commercial litigation secretarial experience

  • Ability to work under pressure and with changing priorities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Audio Typing

  • Be a team player

  • Possess a positive attitude towards work