Legal Secretary

A Team Recruitment EA Limited
Closing date
30 May 2021

Job Details

Legal Float Secretary required for our Colchester based legal client. To be considered for the role of Legal Float Secretary you will have previous experience working as a Legal Secretary, where your legal secretary experience has been within different departments ideally supporting both commercial and private clients. As Legal Float Secretary you will possess proficient people skills, have a smart appearance and have a flexible approach. In your role you will manage and maintain positive relationships with both colleagues and clients.

The Role
  • Prepare correspondence and complex legal documents.
  • Work will mostly be audio typing from digital dictation, but this will depend upon the team that you are working with.
  • Regular contact with clients and intermediaries.
  • Manage the diaries of busy members of the team, make appointments and ensure that team members are in the right place at the right time
  • Supporting fee earners with the preparation of bills if required.
  • Provide cover for the Receptionist as and when required due to absence
  • Assisting clients both over the phone and at the office and other tasks as required

The Person
  • Have previous experience working as a Legal Secretary, ideally with experience of supporting both Commercial and Private Clients
  • Have a willingness and capability to serve client needs and handle client relations at the highest level
  • Experience of case management systems would be an advantage, but not essential.
  • Must possess good Audio typing skills.
  • Must have excellent communication skills
  • Willing to go the extra mile for your colleagues and clients
  • Display a helpful and can-do attitude
  • Hold the respect and confidence of your colleagues and clients
  • Very well organised and able to prioritise
  • Have excellent attention to detail

Benefits to you
  • Salary is £20,000 - £23,000 dependent on experience and ability.
  • 30 days Annual Leave per annum (including Bank Holidays) and an additional 3 days Annual Leave for the Christmas Closure
  • A private health benefits scheme after qualifying period of 12 months in our employment
  • Scottish Widows Pension Scheme after qualifying period of 3 months in our employment
  • Lovely working environment

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