Legal Secretary

SimkissGuy Recruitment Ltd
£15,000 - £19,999
18 Jan 2019
24 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a talented and hardworking Legal Secretary, looking to take the next step in your career? Would you enjoy an exciting Legal Secretary role that will truly keep you on your toes? Are you looking to work four days a week? We have a lovely permanent part-time opportunity for an experienced and organised Legal Secretary to join this dynamic and market-leading law firm based in Worcester.

As a Legal Secretary within this firm’s Agriculture and Rural Affairs team, working 4 days a week, you will provide wide-ranging and vital administrative and secretarial support to a fast-paced team of fee earners, assisting them with whatever they may need. You will need to have exceptional typing skills, as you will be audio-typing large volumes of documents through digital dictation. On a day to day basis you will interact with clients over the phone and email in a friendly and polite manner, answering any queries they may have regarding their case. As a Legal Secretary, you will book appointments on behalf of fee earners, and complete any tasks that are delegated to you by the fee earners.

In this busy and fast-paced Legal Secretary opportunity, you will undertake a variety of different tasks, including producing and amending documents to the highest professional standard, and assisting with billing on a monthly basis, whilst also helping with any other financial administration as required by the team. Receiving and diverting inbound calls, assisting with diary management, processing incoming and outgoing post and handling ad hoc administrative tasks such as photocopying, scanning and archiving are all key parts of this varied opportunity.

In this fantastic Legal Secretary role, you will need previous secretarial experience within a law firm ideally within a litigation team. You will have excellent typing and IT skills, including Microsoft Excel, Word and ideally PowerPoint. A high degree of initiative and determination is essential, along with a "roll your sleeves up" attitude in all that you do, as there will be the occasion where you are asked to cover reception duties. You will be comfortable with digital dictation, and happy in a role that requires a high volume of document production.

For this excellent part-time opportunity, you will receive an excellent salary and benefits package, as well as the chance to develop your career within this forward-thinking law practice based in Worcester.

SimkissGuy Recruitment is acting as a recruitment agency for the purpose of this vacancy. By sending your CV to us, you hereby consent for is to contact you in relation to recruitment. We are an equal opportunities employer who welcomes applications from all. We will be in touch within 3 working days if we would like to discuss your CV and experience further. If you do not hear from us within that time then you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application for this particular vacancy. We would welcome further applications from you for roles that may be more suited to your skills and experience.

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