Family Legal Secretary - Sittingbourne

Recruiter
Renato Recruitment Limited
Location
Milton Regis
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
08 Jan 2019
Closes
17 Jan 2019
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Family Legal Secretary seeking a new challenge with an award-winning law firm.

Purpose

To assist and support a busy Solicitor with secretarial and administrative duties.

Job Description

The role includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Audio and copy typing all correspondence to include letters, legal forms and quotes;
  • Answering the telephone in a polite and efficient manner;
  • Providing clients with updates;
  • Using the firm’s integrated case management system (Proclaim), for the effective processing, delivery and storage of information;
  • Carrying out administrative duties such as photocopying and updating client details;
  • Filing correspondence and ensuring files are kept up to date;
  • Arranging appointments and dealing with clients;
  • Working as part of a team with other secretaries and assistants, and helping other teams with administrative tasks and telephone cover when required; and
  • Ensuring the confidentiality and security of the firm’s and clients’ documentation and information and compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations at all times.

The Candidate

A successful applicant would need to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Previous experience of working as a legal secretary in a busy family department;
  • Excellent technical skills which include a fast and accurate typing speed (a legal secretarial qualification is desirable);
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to adhere to the excellent client care standards set by the firm;
  • Friendly, approachable and enthusiastic;
  • Professional and confident telephone manner;
  • Detailed and accurate in written and verbal communication;
  • Excellent people skills and ability to project a positive image for the firm;
  • Organised and able to prioritise, working on multiple tasks at one time, ensuring deadlines are met; and
  • IT competency

You will be based at our Sittingbourne office, working in a friendly team.

Excellent salary and benefits.

RENATO RECRUITMENT ARE ACTING AS AN EMPLOYMENT AGENCY FOR THIS FULL TIME, PERMANENT ROLE.

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