Floating Legal Secretary 6 month FTC

Recruiter
Manpower
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary
19333.0000
Posted
02 May 2017
Closes
02 Jun 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Floating Legal Secretary - 6 month fixed term contract, Newcastle

The Role

Immediate opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary to assist various departments in a firm on a 6 month fixed term basis. As well as general typing duties, you will be expected to assist with filing, scanning and to provide general support to the other secretaries. This role is a full time position working from the hours of 9.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

The role involves all aspects of secretarial support, including the following:

*Providing efficient and effective support to Partners / Fee Earner
*Typing and using a case management system to produce documents including letters and forms etc.
*Liaising directly with clients and other professionals; making appointments and managing diaries
*Assisting with post, photocopying, scanning, filing and file management
*Undertaking administrative tasks including document sorting, paying disbursements and collating information

Requirements

*Previous Legal Secretary experience in a number of departments is essential; Commercial Property and Private Client experience in particular is desirable.
*Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications (including basic excel) and be confident in creating, amending and formatting large complicated documents.
*Knowledge of Case Management and Digital Dictation systems is essential.
*Candidates must be able to demonstrate a professional manner with the ability to deal with a variety of enquiries and be confident in dealing with clients.