Legal Secretary / PA (temporary)

Recruiter
Copperfield Recruitment
Location
Surrey
Posted
14 Mar 2019
Closes
24 Mar 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Legal Secretary/ PA required for an immediate start on a temporary or temp to perm basis to work in the dispute team

Hours - Monday to Thursday 09:00 - 17:15 and Friday 09:00 - 17:00

- Manage diaries, ensuring that the lawyers are kept up-to-date of meetings.
- Arrange meetings, book conference rooms, refreshments and liaise with other attendees, both internal and external.
- Organise travel arrangements, book and confirm reservations and deal with related details.
- Arrange or, where not appropriate, conduct photocopying, printing, organising couriers, sending out of letters, emails and faxes.
- Arrange for files to be opened, closed and archived, supervise general filing requirements and record keeping.
- Ensure the fee earners satisfies AML requirements for clients.
- Use effective systems to ensure that both short and long term tasks are completed within required timescales.
- Support lawyers in marketing activities including involvement in preparation of pitches and presentations.
- Manage your workloads accordingly and in a timely manner.
- Implement business initiatives and act as an advocate in relation to these.

Skills and experience


- Fast and accurate typing speed of at least [60] words per minute.
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, research tools and other systems implemented by the firm.
- Excellent telephone manner, communication, organisational and team skills.
- Excellent attention to detail.
- Flexible and dependable, able to take the initiative and able to remain calm under pressure and work to tight deadlines.
- Conscientious, approachable, enthusiastic and a team player.
- Able to quickly build confidence, respect and trust with others and be able to adapt to changing situations.
- Demonstrate a “can do” attitude and have a positive approach to daily tasks.
- Have a solutions-focussed working method.

PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU ARE AVAILABLE FOR AN IMMEDIATE START

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Copperfield Recruitment Ltd are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy and are an equal opportunities employer

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