Legal Secretary - Child Care - Halifax

Recruiter
The Works Recruitment Ltd
Location
West Yorkshire
Salary
21000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

FANTASTIC opportunity for a talented and experienced LEGAL SECRETARY based in the Halifax office of our well-loved client!The role will be to assist a busy Child Care Solicitor and their Assistant in providing effective secretarial and administrative support to enable them to operate at optimum efficiency.You will enjoy a busy and varied support role and be a thorough team player who takes pride in delivering quality work. How exciting!!!

Main Responsibilities- To prepare correspondence and documents.- Preparation of court documents and bundles- Administration of client files, which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained on the Intranet.- To keep filing up to date and ensure that files are tidy and lexcel compliant.- To make appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain an up-to-date diary for their fee earner.- To attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm`s standards for client care.- Endeavour to resolve client and third party queries where applicable without fee earner intervention and pass any urgent and/or outstanding issues to the fee earner for guidance.- To keep dictation up to date within agreed time-scales and advise when outside of time-scale be agreed with individual fee earner.- Demonstrate a proactive attitude towards continuous improvement and development.- To ensure billing is completed on a monthly basis.- Apply for legal aid certificates and complete all necessary forms.- To provide guidance to junior staff as required.- To ensure the confidentiality of all the firm`s and client's documentation and information.Here's what you need to be fabulous in this role.......- Excellent word processing and audio typing skills- Efficient and well organised, with good diary control- An effective communicator, both orally, and in writing, who is confident dealing with clients and third parties- The ability to work to deadlines- Previous experience as a family/care legal secretary is preferred- Knowledge of CCMS an advantage- FlexibilityThe salary for this super-duper role will be competitive and dependent on experience AND our client offers a benefits package, as well as realistic opportunities for development and progression.

Interested???........DON'T DELAY, APPLY NOW!!!