Legal Secretary - Dispute Resolution

Recruiter
Avantus Recruit
Location
Guildford
Salary
27000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client, a Guildford based Legal Practice is currently in need of an experienced Legal Secretary to support one of the Managing Partners. The role is a 1 year fixed term contract (maternity leave cover) and will be primarily working within the Dispute Resolution team and will suit somebody with extensive Legal Secretarial experience.

Due to the nature of the work, the candidate must be able to work in a fast paced and busy environment with the ability to balance tasks and prioritise accordingly, therefore self-management is essential. Previous experience as a Professional Secretary in a legal setting is essential.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of documentation using digital dictation
  • Booking, arranging and organisation of appointments and meetings - Booking rooms for colleagues and clientele
  • Ensuring all files are up to date at all times
  • Showcasing excellent communication skills (both verbally and written) and a professional attitude when dealing with clients, be it via the telephone, email or in person
  • Supporting and assisting other staff members as necessary

Experience Required / Personal Qualities:

  • Previous experience as a Legal Secretary, the client are looking for an individual that will be able to bring experience and knowledge in regards to processes
  • IT knowledge
  • Able to accurately audio type
  • Excellent typing and communication skills
  • Experience working with transactions is preferred

Benefits and Comments:

  • Salary: £23,000 - £27,000
  • Full time role
  • Guildford based - No parking on site but walking distance from local train stations
  • Fantastic support platforms
  • Life and medical insurance
  • Pension
  • 25 days' holiday plus bank holidays
  • Childcare vouchers