Legal Secretary

Cover Management Recruitment Ltd
Stalybridge, UK
18 Aug 2019
21 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client based in Stalybridge is currently recruiting for a Legal Secretary to join their team on a permanent basis.


* Providing secretarial support including typing reports, confidential word-processing using a variety of computer packages including copy and audio typing;

* Prepare and edit correspondence/ reports;

* To take accurate telephone messages and deal efficiently with enquiries by telephone and face-to-face;

* To create and maintain databases in relation to the businesses;

* Undertake duties as set down in office procedures;

* Undertake financial duties as set down in accounting procedures/ using Sage;

* Distribute documents as required;

* Note meetings and transcribe information;

* Maintain accurate time records as needed;

* To open and deal with all postal correspondence;

* To deal with e-mails;

* To coordinate and organise meetings/ appointments/ diary management;

* To ensure the efficient running of the office;

* Undertake filing and file maintenance;

* To order necessary stock and stationary requirements;

* To comply with health and safety in accordance with local policies and procedures;

* Maintain accurate time records;

* Arranging travel and accommodation.

Systems and Equipment

The post holder will be required to use the following systems and equipment

• Personal computer with Microsoft Word for typing of letters and reports

• Microsoft Excel for general databases

• Microsoft PowerPoint for preparation of presentations

• Microsoft Outlook for sending and receiving e-mails and diary knowledge.

Knowledge, Training and Experience Required to Undertake the Job


• RSA 2 typing/word-processing or equivalent

• Accurate typing skills, at least 50 words per minute

• 5 GCSEs including English

• Minimum 2 years' experience in a secretarial/ administrative role

• Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

• Ability to produce high quality and timely typing and minutes

• Ability to deal with confidential and privileged information with sensitivity and discretion

• Well-organised and self-motivated with ability to use own initiative

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

Hours required: 27 - 37.5, worked between Monday - Friday, between the hours of 09:00 - 17:30.

(Would suit candidates looking for full or part-time hours)

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