Legal Secretary - Family/Private Client
£25,000 - £28,000
Well established and highly recommended law firm with office across Surrey and London are seeking to hire a Legal Secretary to join our Family department and the Private Client department
This role will be to assist fee earners in their day-to-day work by providing support and an efficient secretarial and administrative service to fee earners within the High Net Worth Family and Private Client department:
Providing full secretarial support including using a digital dictation system to produce correspondence and other documentation related to legal transactions.
Taking basic instructions from clients.
Drafting client letters, emails and other documents as required.
General team administration including photocopying, faxing, filing and scanning.
Meeting and greeting clients.
Handling telephone enquiries and directing accordingly.
E-filing court proceedings, preparing bundles for hearing and assisting with preparation of documents counsel.
Assist the fee earner with billing.
Desired skills and experience:
Legal Secretary experience essential.
Either experience working within a family team or a private client team is essential.
Fast, accurate typing ability, ideally using digital audio systems.
Experience of using case management system.
IT literate - Microsoft Word / Excel / Outlook / Digital Audio software / Case Management.
In return an excellent package is on offer; a salary of £25,000 - £28,000 nearby free residential parking, 20 days annual leave (increasing 1 day per year up to 23 days), Life Assurance 2x, Cycle Scheme, Eye-care Voucher scheme, discount shopping scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Fully funded social committee with events through-out the year including a Christmas and Summer Party, Pension matched up to 3%.
Hours of work are Monday-Friday 9am - 5.30pm