Legal Secretary - Probate

Recruiter
Get Recruited (UK) Ltd - www.get-recruited.co.uk
Location
Gravesend
Salary
16000.0000
Posted
09 May 2017
Closes
08 Jun 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Legal Secretary - Probate Department

Kent

£16,000 - £20,000 Plus Bonus Scheme

We are recruiting on behalf of an award-winning firm based in Kent. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary with proven Probate experience seeking a new, exciting challenge. You will be assisting and supporting fee earners with secretarial and administrative duties.

Responsibilities

  • Audio and copy typing all correspondence to include letters, legal forms (Oyez) and quotes
  • Answer the telephone in a polite and efficient manner
  • Undertake administrative duties such as photocopying, and updating client details.
  • Filing correspondence and ensuring files are kept up to date
  • Arranging appointments and dealing with clients
  • Access and input data on to the firm's client database
  • Work as part of a team with other secretarial colleagues, assisting with secretarial and telephone cover when required
  • Handle all confidential information discreetly

The Ideal Candidate

  • At least 2 years' experience working as a Legal Secretary in Probate. Conveyancing experience would be advantageous.
  • Excellent technical skills which include a fast and accurate typing speed (a Legal secretarial qualification is desirable)
  • The ability to manage a busy workload with minimal supervision and meet tight deadlines
  • Good communication skills and a confident, friendly and outgoing manner both over the phone and in person
  • Attention to detail
  • A good working knowledge of Word is essential

TO APPLY: Please send CV for immediate consideration