Private Client Legal Secretary

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment Limited
Stockport, UK
19 Aug 2019
27 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Private Client Legal Secretary - Lincoln
£18,000 - £20,000

My client are looking to recruit an experienced Legal Secretary to join them in their Private Client department at their firm based on the outskirts of Manchester in Stockport.

My client offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package (Career Development, Regular Reviews, Pension Scheme and much more).

You will work within the established Private Client department supporting multiple fee earners. Previous Private Client experience is essential and you must have prior experience as a Legal Secretary. The ideal Candidate will have a good attention to detail, be highly organized, have strong interpersonal skills and be adept in using the MS Office suite.


Open files as required by fee earners and be aware of a conflict of interest.
Closing files as required by fee earners and ensuring documentation is authorised and fees have been paid.
Scheduling multi-party appointments, booking of conference rooms and maintaining appointments diary.
Maintain the Key Dates Diary
Maintain a high standard of spelling, grammar on all correspondence.
Create and store documents on the computer system in the preferred way of the Department
Client care - handle queries by telephone, meet and greet clients in reception in a professional manner.
Scanning, photocopying and faxing required.
Maintaining filing systems.
Working as part of a team with a fee earner/secretary ratio in excess of 2:1
Assisting colleagues and other departments as necessary.
Using a large number of saved and hard-copy precedents to create legal documents.
Accurately amending large documents in redline/overstrike (track changes), using automatic formatting.
Collating large document bundles
Company searches on-line.
Completion of basic company secretarial tasks such as completion of company house forms, share certificates, etc
Assisting in the Maintenance of the firm's database and related identification of corporate clients and directors and individuals for money laundering purposes

This is a fantastic Private Client opportunity with a firm who offer multiple legal services. Offering a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, this a firm with an enviable reputation.

This is a great opportunity with a growing and forward thinking firm who offer a rewarding and supportive working environment as well as genuine career development for their Legal Secretaries.

Apply now for immediate consideration!

Please contact Lilly Tomlinson, Associate Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

Douglas Scott are a legal recruitment expert and the UK's leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. We are a regulated recruitment consultancy and will discuss this role and seek your approval before submitting an application directly to the decision maker.

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