Legal Secretary - Banking

Owen Reed
London (Central)
13 Jun 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Currently seeking a legal secretary seeking a new challenge within a magic circle law firm who is keen to step up in to a new challenge. Exciting opportunity for a legal secretary looking to grow in their career and take advantage of extensive training and development opportunities

  • Allocation TBC but at least 1-2 Partners + additional Fee Earners
  • Keen to hire a legal secretary looking to progress and keen to learn, opportunity to invest in themselves with training etc
  • Must be a proactive legal secretary, as well as a team player and keen to get involved with the team and work
  • Must have diary management exp.
  • Team is described as a fun, social group - 10 secs in the team in total

Key duties:

  • Meet deadlines
  • Remain flexible and proactively contribute to the team
  • Anticipate needs of clients and colleagues and take action
  • Billing support

Administrative duties:

  • Diary management - arranging meetings and conference calls, liaising with clients, prioritising and rescheduling meetings as appropriate (must be able to anticipate Partner(s) needs in scheduling diary)
  • Monitoring and management of emails as required
  • Co-ordination of travel arrangements and itineraries (often in conjunction with other legal secretaries), booking flights, hotels, arranging currency, taxis and compiling a folder of documents for trips as necessary
  • General administrative tasks
  • Billing
  • Preparation of materials for events / away days / conferences
  • Projects
  • Interacting professionally and confidently clients
  • Collating and printing papers for meetings
  • Acting as a gatekeeper to the Partner(s)
  • Monitor post/emails as appropriate
  • Typing and checking documents and making amendments as necessary
  • Proficient in the use of Word, PowerPoint and Excel, in order to assist in the preparation of documents, presentations, spreadsheets and charts

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