Legal Secretary - Clinical Negligence/Family

Recruiter
Owen Reed
Location
London
Salary
28000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Legal Secretary - Clinical Negligence/Family

Owen Reed are recruiting for a Legal Secretary role working for an international law firm based close to Liverpool Street Station. Our client is looking for an experienced legal secretary to join them working in the Clinical Negligence/Family team.

The Legal Secretary will provide comprehensive administrative and secretarial support to the team and help meet client expectations in line with the department’s objectives. This role is mainly administrative, with some audio and copy typing.

Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Legal Secretary
o Limitations and Diary management for the fee earner(s)
o Corresponding with clients, experts and medical agencies in writing and on the phone;
o General administrative support for the department
o Receiving phone calls from clients
o Formatting documents and any other relevant documentation as directed
o Producing bills and dealing with invoices
o Organising and maintaining tidy and accurate files both in hard copy and electronically
o To provide cover and support to the other secretary within the team as and when required

Attributes and Skills Required:
This is a heavily-admin biased position, so a high attention to detail is a must.
A typing speed of +60wpm, together with relevant legal secretarial experience and experienced in both audio and copy typing.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to prioritise workload to increase efficiency for the team.

For more information on this exciting role please contact Lauren Quarrington