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Legal Secretary

Employer
Reed
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
28 Jan 2022

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Reed are excited to be working with a fantastic company who are looking for legal secretarial support! This role is fast-paced and you will be working as part of a secretarial support team.

Key Duties

The role requires you to provide secretarial support to busy partners and fee-earners and take responsibility for the administration of files from quotation to file closure.

• Dealing with all related correspondence and documentation utilising Liberate case management system

• Audio typing as required; formatting, cross referencing, auto numbering documents

• Production of letters, emails, documents, invoices and other legal documentation

• File/Matter management in Liberate including file opening, drafting engagement letters, terms of business, undertaking file closure,

• Adding scanned items to Liberate

• File management

• Proof reading all correspondence and business material before it leaves the office

• Assisting with billing preparation and invoicing

• Answering clients calls regarding new enquiries for the Dispute Resolution and Employment teams

• Booking meetings, training courses and arranging travel when required

Person Specification

• Previous legal secretarial experience

• Accurate typing, minimum speed 65wpm

• Experience working in a team of busy fee earners

• Exceptional communication skills with accurate spelling and grammar

• Awareness of client confidentiality, information security and data protection

• Highly organised with the ability to successfully multi-task and prioritise workload, manage own time effectively and take ownership of projects and tasks

• Use initiative and contribute to improving internal processes

• Proficient in Word and Excel

• Proficient in pdf document collation of bundles for court hearings

Benefits

• 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, increasing with length of service

• Healthcare and benefits package

• Employee social events
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