Legal Secretary

Recruiter
Enable Futures
Location
Taunton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Aug 2019
Closes
03 Sep 2019
Ref
1212151745
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Enable Futures are operating as an employment business on behalf of its client for a Legal Secretary based in Taunton, Somerset. Working for one of the UKs leading solicitors firms, you will be able to develop your career and work with a friendly, supportive and professional team.

Legal Secretaries are an essential part of the fee earning process within the firm. Most secretaries work on a one-to-one basis with their Fee Earners, or within a small team which may also consist of a Legal Assistant. Secretaries not only provide administrative and typing support, but are very much seen as members of the legal team and provide excellent levels of service to the firm's clients, business partners and other teams and individuals within the business.

The working hours are 9.00am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday. The annual salary is £19,500PA.




*Closing date is19th August 2019*

Key Responsibilities:

·Produce a variety of documents from audio/ digital dictation and other instruction as directed by the fee earner.

·Collation and pagination of documents.

·Deal accurately with filing and in a timely manner, including the storage and retrieval of client files in line with the practices filing system.

·Make effective use of IT systems, specifically word, excel and the case management system Visual Files.

·Take and record accurate messages and pass on to the appropriate person and without unnecessary delay.

·Attend to clients both on the telephone and in person in a professional manner.

·Keep others informed of workload and capacity.

·Archiving and retrieval of files from storage when required.

·Make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain an up to date diary.

Experience, attributes & skills sought:

·Experienced typist with excellent typing skills in excess of 55 WPM.

·A team player who is flexible and dedicated.

·Ability to prioritise and work to deadlines.

·Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications.

·Ability to work effectively and efficiently.

·High level of attention to detail and accuracy.

·Excellent written and interpersonal skills.

·Confident and professional telephone manner.

In return, you will benefit from:

·A company pension scheme available

·A generous holiday allowance, with loyalty days for longevity of service

·Sickness Benefit Allowance

·Bike to work scheme

·Death in service

·EAP

·Discretionary bonus scheme

To apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to our jobs email. Rebecca will call you today to tell you more!

By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.Enable Futures are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job.

Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

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