Dispute Resolution Legal Secretary

Recruiter
Ashville Knight
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Dispute Resolution Legal Secretary

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Legal Secretary to join the Dispute Resolution department of a reputable and highly accredited firm in Wimbledon dealing with:

· Property Disputes

· Contentious Probate & Trust

· Commercial Disputes

· International Disputes

· Construction

· Professional Negligence.

The role will be supporting the team which will involve:

· Electronic diary management, booking rooms and arranging meetings

· Using digital transcription system to create letters, emails and documents

· Using a case management system for client files

· Scanning in and time recording of incoming post and emails

· Maintaining orderly files - keeping filing up to date

· Prepare Court/Counsel bundles as required

· Photocopying of documents

· Handling incoming telephone calls in an efficient and courteous manner, dealing with queries where possible and passing on in a timely manner

The successful candidate will:

· Have previous legal secretarial experience ideally within Dispute Resolution/Litigation

· IT literate and experience audio typing.

· Experience in MS Word, Excel and Outlook

· Experience using case management systems

· Excellent written and oral communication skills.

· Possessing a good telephone manner, accuracy and attention to detail

· Must work well as part of a team and possess a pro-active team work approach.

The candidate will also be self-motivated, flexible and able to demonstrate a high level of organisational skills

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