Float Secretary

24000.00 - 27000.00 GBP Annual + GBP24000 - GBP27000/annum
10 Feb 2017
25 Feb 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking for a new opportunity to use your legal secretarial background and work within a warm, friendly and social team environment?

We're recruiting for a Float Secretary to join a well-established, successful law firm based in St Albans!

Our client, experts in their field, are a modern and innovative legal firm. They believe firmly in developing their staff and recognising their achievements.

The company are looking for someone with a good legal secretarial background with experience in the property areas.

Key Responsibilities:
• To provide secretarial and administrative assistance across various departments of the firm
• Opening and closing client files in accordance with standard procedures
• Answering the telephone or attending to clients who call into the office without an appointment, on behalf of the lawyers
• Maintain lawyers' diaries and make appointments
• Undertake typing duties for lawyers
• Organise internal and external meetings, including meeting room bookings and organising refreshments if required
• Liaison with the Accounts Department to ensure timely and accurate accounts administration
• Act on instructions from lawyers to perform tasks in connection with client/administrative matters
• Provide cover on Reception when required

Person Specific:
• Secretarial experience in a law firm - essential
• Experience in property law - essential
• Fast and accurate keyboard skills - 50 wpm+
• Excellent written English - grammar and spelling
• Excellent communicator with a flexible approach to work
• Highly organised with the ability to prioritise a busy workload
• Uses initiative with the ability to follow instructions
• Able to work under with pressure and maintain a calm manner at all times
• Attention to detail and accuracy
• Well-presented

Salary: GBP25k - GBP27k, depending on experience

Benefits: 23 days holiday (plus 2 additional for Christmas period), pension contribution, discretionary bonus

Please note due to the number of applications we often receive, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted

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