Legal Secretary

Barna Shields Recruitment
Southampton, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary for one of our clients based in Southampton. We are looking for someone that is able to hit the ground running, you will provide high level administrative support to fee earners and take an active interest in obtaining a thorough understanding of all aspects of client requirements to provide exceptional service levels.

Experience as a Legal Secretary is essential AND you must have experience supporting senior members of staff and Fee Earners.

Duties for the Legal Secretary will include:

  • Typing and document production.
  • Manage diaries, ensuring they are up to date and remind Fee Earners of meetings, etc., on a daily basis.
  • Arrange meetings, book conference rooms, refreshments, check rooms prior to meetings, etc., and liaise with other attendees, both internal and external.
  • Organise travel arrangements, book and confirm reservations and deal with related details.
  • Support Fee Earners in marketing activities, including involvement in preparation of tenders and presentations.
  • Take internal and external telephone queries, responding as appropriate, and/or ensuring that all messages are passed on in a timely manner.
  • Enter, maintain and update client details and relevant information on the firm's contacts system.
  • Deal with basic client queries and general administration.
The successful Legal Secretary will have:
  • Experience as a Legal Secretary is essential
  • Excellent telephone manner and competent knowledge of telephone system.
  • Excellent communication, organisational and team skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible and dependable, able to take the initiative.
  • Able to remain calm under pressure and work to tight deadlines.
  • Conscientious, approachable and enthusiastic.
  • Able to quickly build confidence, respect and trust with others
  • Have a positive approach to daily tasks and have a solutions focused working method
  • Accurate typing speed of at least 60 words per minute.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Package.
If you are interested in the Legal Secretary position, then either call us on 02380222286 or e-mail your CV to us

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