Float Legal Secretary

Recruiter
Real Recruitment Solutions
Location
Dorchester
Posted
05 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PERMANENT POSITION 276/34 - Float Legal Secretary
Float Legal Secretary - Dorchester
Are you an experienced Legal Secretary with experience in Land law, Private Client, Commercial, Family or Litigation who lives in the Dorchester area.
If you are looking for a job with variety and interest then our client a well respected legal firm is looking to recruit a Float Secretary to cover there offices in Dorchester, Wareham, and surrounding areas.
Location: Dorchester area.
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am till 5:00pm
Salary: from £18,540
Excellent Benefits:
* A competitive salary
* 33 days paid holiday per year plus ½ day paid holiday for birthdays
* Contributory pension scheme of 3% of annual pay (employee contributes 5% - so 8% in total)
* Discretionary annual bonuses
* Client referral scheme payments
* Discounted legal fees
* Life Assurance cover of 4 x annual salary
* Conducive working hours to promote a work/life balance
* Learning and development opportunities
* Bike to work scheme
* Regular social events
Your main responsibilities would be:
* Dealing with telephone calls when the fee earner or other secretaries are not available;
* Producing daily correspondence and documentation for the Fee Earner;
* Maintaining a diary for both yourself and Fee Earner, ensuring that all appointments correspond;
* Maintain an effective filing system to provide maximum support to the Fee Earner;
* Ensuring client and matter details are updated as and when necessary.
The ideal applicant will have:
* Legal secretarial skills gained within a practice setting;
* Previous Private Client law experience gained at support/secretarial level;
* Audio typing (min 60 wpm);
* Extensive experience of Microsoft Office;
* Excellent written and spoken English;
* Professional telephone manner;
* Ability to multi task.
Working as a Float Legal Secretary is an interesting and diverse role where you will work across the company for various partners.
We receive a high number of applications on a daily basis so we can only respond to successful applications. If you do not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has not been taken forward on this occasion. We may contact you in the future about other suitable positions

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