Legal Secretary - Float

Recruiter
Owen Reed
Location
London
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
18 May 2017
Closes
17 Jun 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Legal Secretary - Float

Float Secretary - £45k
Hours 9am-5.30pm

Owen Reed are recruiting for a Float Legal Secretary role working for an international law firm  Our client is looking for an experienced legal secretary to join them as a float secretary.  This will involve you working across different practice areas and the role will be extremely varied.  You will be able to build strong relationships with fee earners and partners and will be an integral part of the firm. 

Duties within this role will include:

- Extensive diary management
- Arranging all internal and external client meetings
- Organises and prioritises telephone calls, mail, documents and projects.
- Amending and formatting legal documents and correspondence
- Transcribes from tapes, handwritten materials and/or dictation
- Performs overload typing, filing, photocopying, timesheet entries as requested by attorneys
- Provides first line backup support to Reception to cover absent Receptionists and busy periods on an occasional basis.
- General adhoc duties across various practice areas

QUALIFICATIONS
Education, Work Experience, Skills 
- Ideally 2 years’ legal secretarial experience
- Excellent English language and grammar skills.
- Ability to transcribe legal documents, correspondence and reports from rough draft or dictation at a level of 70 wpm