Legal Secretary - Personal Injury

Recruiter
Adecco
Location
Stockport
Posted
11 Oct 2018
Closes
10 Nov 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PERMANENT POSITION

LEGAL SECRETARY – PERSONAL INJURY

I am currently recruiting for a Legal Secretary to work with a very well established Solicitors firm based in Stockport in their Personal Injury Department. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary to get in with an amazing large firm. The successful candidate will assist with all administrative and secretarial responsibilities, bringing matters to a satisfactory profitable conclusion.

Duties Include –

* Open files as required by fee earners and be aware of a conflict of interest.
* Closing files as required by fee earners and ensuring documentation is authorised and fees have been paid.
* Scheduling multi-party appointments, booking of conference rooms and maintaining appointments diary.
* Maintain a high standard of spelling, grammar on all correspondence.
* Create and store documents on the computer system in the preferred way of the Department
* Client care – handle queries by telephone, meet and greet clients in reception in a professional manner.
* Scanning, photocopying and faxing required.
* Maintaining filing systems.
* Using many saved and hard-copy precedents to create legal documents.
* Accurately amending large documents in redline/overstrike (track changes), using Automatic formatting.
* Completion of basic company secretarial tasks such as completion of company house forms, share certificates, etc.
* Assisting in the Maintenance of the firm’s database and related identification of corporate clients and directors for money laundering purposes

You must be able too –

* Work to a high level of professionalism and maintain a courteous and helpful attitude when dealing with client calls.
* Effectively operate appropriate IT systems in relation to document production, electronic client matter files, e-mail, fee-earner calendars, fax distribution.
* Build and manage an effective working relationship with others secretarial staff and fee-earners within and external to your own department.
* Use computer systems and be proficient in Microsoft packages.

Salary – £21,000 per annum

Hours – Mon – Fri 09:00 to 17:30 with one hour for lunch.

23 days hols per annum plus bank holidays

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