Legal Secretary - Part Time

Recruiter
SF Group
Location
Leeds
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
21 Apr 2018
Closes
20 May 2018
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Our client is a Yorkshire based personal injury law firm, seeking a talented and skilled candidate to join their Industrial Disease team as a Legal Secretary. This role is based in Pontefract and would be ideal for those looking to get into legal or progress their legal career. This a part time role where the ideal candidate would be required to work 2 days a week; Thursday 9am - 5.30pm and Friday 9am - 5pm.

Duties include:

* To provide support, allowing the department to operate at optimum efficiency
* Using a high degree of self-management and initiative, mindful of client care at all times - this will include being flexible with travel, working for various fee earners and covering Reception when needed
* To prepare correspondence and documents for fee-earners through audio-typing and word processing
* To administer filing (which will include daily filing) and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the Office Manual
* To make appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain an up-to-date diary for his/her Principal if required to do so
* Provide cover for the Receptionist/Admin Assistant, including dealing with calls, assisting with post and any other relevant duties
* Any ad hoc tasks as required by his or her principal

Skills Required:

* Trained in secretarial practice
* Excellent word-processing and audio-typing skills
* Preferably previous experience as a legal secretary or experience of working in an alternative professional office
* 4 GCSEs at Grade "C", or the equivalent qualification
* Good organisational ability and client care skills

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