P/T Legal Secretary – Float

Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited
Competitive salary
09 Nov 2018
11 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
Legal 500 practice based in the Cambridge area seeks Legal Secretary on a part time basis.

Delivering comprehensive support to fee earners specialising in areas including commercial property and private client, the successful legal secretary will manage a varied workload of administrative duties with minimal supervision. Previous experience as a float secretary is therefore highly advantageous but not essential.


- Opening and closing client files
- Obtaining IDs and ensuring AML compliance
- Diary management
- Liaising with clients in person and over the telephone
- Audio and copy typing documentation and correspondence
- Drafting LPAs, basic wills and Court of Protection applications
- Conducting commercial property searches
- Submitting SDLT forms
- Scheduling meetings
- Preparing forms for billing
- Supporting fee earners in marketing activities
- General administrative duties including photocopying and printing
- Amending and formatting documentation using track changes

The Candidate

- Applications will be considered from legal secretaries with solid experience in a similar position, ideally in a float capacity
- Demonstrates outstanding communication skills both verbal and written
- Works well as part of a team but is equally comfortable working on their own initiative
- Possesses a fast and accurate audio typing speed
- Has a pro-active and flexible approach
- IT literate with particular expertise using Microsoft packages and case management systems
- Possesses knowledge of appropriate legal terminology and documentation particularly in private client

The Firm
Our client is a multi-accredited Legal 500 firm with a network of offices and a great reputation for quality work across a broad range of legal services. Recognising that their employees are their best assets, they are noted for their excellent work/life balance and working environment where everyone can develop rewarding careers and reach their full potential. Their dedication to client care is reflected throughout the practice, from their ability to deliver tailored advice and solutions to their active presence within the communities in which they are based.

P/T Legal Secretary – Float

For further details of this Part Time Float Legal Secretary vacancy, please contact Karl quoting reference KT03393761.


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