Legal Secretary

Recruiter
Real Recruitment Solutions
Location
Dorchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1167067986
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PERMANENT POSITION - DORCHESTER - LEGAL SECRETARY (PRIVATE CLIENT)
Experienced Private Client Legal Secretary required in Dorchester by our client a High Street legal practice who operate from several branches.
Salary competitive plus excellent benefits:
A competitive salary
* 33 days paid holiday per year plus ½ day paid holiday for birthdays
* Contributory pension scheme of 3% of annual pay (employee contributes 5% - so 8% in total)
* Discretionary annual bonuses
* Client referral scheme payments
* Discounted legal fees
* Life Assurance cover of 4 x annual salary
* Conducive working hours to promote a work/life balance
* Learning and development opportunities
* Bike to work scheme
* Regular social events
Working as a Legal Secretary within the Private Client department of the Dorchester office you will be also be supporting Trust and Tax.
Main Responsibilities of the Legal Secretary role:
* Audio typing and word processing
* Production of accurate, timely and professionally presented documentation
* Client communication via the telephone, accurately recording messages and providing assistance where possible
* Effective diary management
* All associated administrative tasks
* Ensure efficient upkeep of all databases, records, filing systems, opening and closing of files
* Assist other departments as directed
* To ensure conducive working relationships with clients, colleagues and other associated third parties
* Ensure positive representation of the firm at all times
* To undertake training as directed
* Comply with policies and procedures as set down by the Firm
* Any additional duties that may reasonably be required
Knowledge, Experience and Skills required for this role based in Dorchester.
Appropriate competency level of knowledge and experience in the relevant area(s) of law
High standard of written and spoken English
Fast and accurate Audio typing skills (in excess of 60 wpm)
Microsoft Office skills (Word and Excel as required for the role)
Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as working on own initiative
Ability to prioritise effectively
Good organisational and communication skills
Adaptability and flexibility
A high degree of diplomacy and confidentiality in respect of clients and clients matters
Interviews for the role of Private Client Legal Secretary will be held in the Dorchester office.
We receive a high number of applications on a daily basis so we can only respond to successful applications. If you do not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has not been taken forward on this occasion. We may contact you in the future about other suitable positions.
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