Legal Secretary / Assistant

Recruiter
Focus Resourcing Group
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Jul 2019
Closes
22 Jul 2019
Ref
1212319600
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our well-established client is looking for a Legal Secretary to join their team in Barry. The role will involve the Management of case files, correspondence and diaries and establishing and maintaining a good rapport with the clients.

Responsibilities
  • Typing, dealing with telephone calls and the taking of accurate messages and the transmission of the same to the relevant Fee Earner
  • Opening new client and matter files and closing them at the direction of the Fee Earner
  • Keeping files up to date by daily filing of all correspondence and other documents relating to the individual file
  • Photocopying
  • Arranging meetings and contacting Service Providers as required
  • Dealing personally with clients and on the telephone
  • Undertaking work for all Fee Earners and when required/directed by a Partner of the Firm
  • Covering switchboard when necessary

Essential Skills
  • Good attention to detail is paramount and excellent spelling and grammar is essential
  • Be able to manage your workload effectively and using your own initiative when necessary
  • Use office equipment and software properly including the use and protection of passwords
  • To maintain cleanliness in the workplace and efficient workplace organisation
  • To ensure client confidentiality always
  • To understand relationships

The hours of work are 9.00 to 5.15pm with one hour for lunch.

They offer a workplace pension and 20 days holidays.

Car Parking is local a short distance from office.

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