Float Legal Secretary - 6 month contract

Newcastle upon Tyne
18 May 2017
17 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Role
My client is seeking an experienced Legal Secretary to assist various departments in the firm on a 6 month fixed term basis. As well as general typing duties, you will be expected to assist with filing, scanning and to provide general support to the other secretaries within the firm. This role is a full time position working from the hours of 9.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

The role involves all aspects of secretarial support, including the following:
? providing efficient and effective support to Partners / Fee Earners
? typing and using a case management system to produce documents including letters, forms etc, liaising directly with clients and other professionals; making appointments and managing diaries, assisting with post, photocopying, scanning, filing and file management, undertaking administrative tasks including document sorting, paying disbursements and collating information

Experience required
They are seeking a self-motivated, flexible, highly organised individual who is able to work quickly and accurately often within tight timescales with minimal supervision. Previous Legal Secretary experience in a number of departments is essential; Commercial Property and Private Client experience in particular is desirable. You will need to be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications (including basic excel) and be confident in creating, amending and formatting large complicated documents. Knowledge of Case Management and Digital Dictation systems is essential. Candidates must be able to demonstrate a professional manner with the ability to deal with a variety of enquiries and be confident in dealing with clients.