Legal Secretary

Spectrum Recruitment Ltd
Buckinghamshire, UK
24 May 2019
20 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Legal Secretary

Commercial Services Team (Dispute Resolution)

0 - 2 years PA / Legal Secretarial experience within a law firm

Key Knowledge areas:


* Previous experience as a PA / Legal Secretary within a Commercial Litigation Department. Ideally experience of working with cases involving insolvency and property litigation.

* Ability to work under pressure.

* Excellent administrative skills.

* Ability to take on billing responsibilities and basic credit control.

* Excellent telephone manner and ability to build a good rapport with clients, Counsel and other contacts.

* Flexibility for overtime.

Desirable/Familiar with:

* Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Access).

* Oyez / Laser Forms.

* Advanced track change features in Word or other document comparison packages.

* General Accounts, Solicitor's Accounts Rules and Money Laundering Procedures.

Key Skills:

* Responsibility for diary management and liaison with clients and staff as instructed.

* Ability to draft simple correspondence unsupervised.

* Knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules and court forms.

* Confidence and ability to communicate at all levels.

* Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop a good rapport with all the members of the team.

* Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop a good rapport with all clients.

* Team player able to fit into a friendly but busy team and undertake work for all the members of the team when required.

* Excellent organisational ability with a friendly but professional attitude.

* Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

* Confidently produce legal documents and correspondence as provided by Solicitors.

* Confidently manage accounts and money laundering duties associated with client files.

Ability to respect confidentiality of work carried out by Principals

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