Legal Secretary Private Client Part Time

Recruiter
Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Location
Ashford
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
22 Jul 2018
Closes
12 Sep 2018
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Legal secretary – Private Client / Family Law
Recruitment Solutions Folkestone Ltd are now recruiting for a Legal
secretary with Private Client experience for our highly respectable and
well know client in East Kent, based in their Ashford Branch. Are you
looking for a role that encompasses variety and stability? Then please
read on………
Hours Mon - Fri 25hours per week
All About the Role
You will be providing full secretarial support for Partner and department
including arranging appointments, dealing with client queries in person
and by phone, together with preparation of correspondence and documents
by audio typing via the digital dictation system.
Filing, photocopying and opening/closing client files in a timely manner.
Maintaining and coordinating Partner’s diary and diary notes and
reporting on these as necessary.
Regular consideration of client files and liaising with Partner on any
action required. Preparing Client Estate Accounts using Excel.
Providing administrative support to department team. To provide
secretarial support to the Family and Property departments as required.
Providing cover for Reception during lunch breaks, holidays and
unforeseen absences; collection/delivery of daily incoming/outgoing post
and DX usually by office rota.
Compliance with the firm’s accounts and administrative disciplines and
procedures.
To agree clear objectives linked to the Firm’s business plan and
participate in the performance management system, assessing performance
and giving feedback as relevant.
To ensure confidentiality on all appropriate matters and recognise that
any breach of this confidentiality will be treated very seriously.
All About You!
Relevant secretarial experience gained from within a busy legal practice
Experience gained from within the specific service area (Private
Client,Family, Property)
Good all round education; both literate and numerate
Competent in the use of MS Word, Excel and Outlook (Professional) gained
in a working environment, preferably the legal industry.
Accurate in producing good quality correspondence
Proficient audio typist
Familiar with transcribing correspondence using Digital Dictation
Clear verbal and written communication skills, capable of drafting own
basic correspondence as necessary
Team working (flexible and adaptable to the needs of the team)
Attention to accuracy and detail
Clean and presentable in appearance
Regrettably, we are currently unable to consider any speculative CV’s,
please only apply if you fully match the skills and experience required.
If you have not had contact from us within 72 hours of your application,
please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this
occasion

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