Legal Secretary

Torquay, UK
31 May 2019
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client an established firm of solicitors based in Torquay for many years are looking to recruit a full time Legal Secretary to provide administrative and secretarial support to the busy wills and probate team. Supporting a fee earner/partner predominantly but with additional support to the partners as and when required.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to undertake additional responsibility and increase his or her knowledge, where necessary, allowing the successful candidate to progress over time. You will join a friendly yet professional team environment, working in an organisation which prides itself in a great working environment.

All candidates will ideally have at least 12 months experience within a similar role for a legal firm. Be highly motivated with a serious interest in probate especially.

  • Audio and copy typing
  • Diary management
  • Preparation and submission of searches
  • Dealing with telephone calls and those visiting the office
  • Updating case management systems and documentation production, co-ordination of appointments and diary management

Must Have:
  • At least 12 months experience of private client law
  • A good technical knowledge of probate process
  • Be highly organised, articulate and adaptable
  • Strong communicator - written and verbal
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

If you can demonstrate previous experience and you feel that you have the knowledge, enthusiasm to deliver this role then please apply below.

Contempo Recruitment is an ethical, independent recruitment agency serving candidates and clients across Devon and Cornwall. Our advertised roles relate to real vacancies that exist with our clients.

Please be aware that we will endeavour to contact all applicants, however if you have not been contacted within 72 hrs please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion and your CV will be kept on record for future positions.

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