Senior Legal Secretary

28000.00 - 29000.00 GBP Annual + GBP28000 - GBP29000/annum pension, annual review, progression
08 Apr 2017
23 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking to work for a Legal Firm where you can see a clear route of progression to Partnership?
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Whether you are qualified or non-qualified, or an expert in administration or HR and focused to giving the highest level of customer service, this company could be for you.
With 3 sites, 2 located in the Midlands, a huge recruitment drive is now in place to secure THE BEST candidates out there!
Structured salary with a clear progression route, excellent holiday and benefits, very modern offices.

Senior Legal Secretary

The Legal Support Services Practice Area consists of three branches;
Legal Secretary Team
Legal Assistant Team
Office Assistant Team

This non-fee earning role provides supervision to Legal Secretaries ensuring the co-ordination and accurate completion of dictated duties occurs in line with pre agreed service levels for all fee-earning staff within Practice Areas.

The role will suit an experienced Legal Secretary who wishes to impart technical, specialist and administrative experience to other Secretaries by sharing sound and informed knowledge and/or best practice. The role will appeal to an individual with an interest in supervising other members of staff, who wishes to take responsibility for the learning and education of newer and less experienced members of the team.

This role provides an introduction to management analysis and continuous improvement activities but also allows the post-holder to gain sound experience managing others. The Senior Legal Secretary will demonstrate very strong
administration skills, able to co-ordinate straightforward tasks as well as some tasks with elements of complexity.

They will work well under general direction against established priorities, processes and procedures. They will exercise some autonomy about how work tasks are performed.

The overall objective of this role is to ensure that duties dictated to Legal Secretaries are completed and returned to members of the Legal Practice Area in accordance to agreed service levels. Core tasks relating to the role include the
co-ordination and reviewing of other Legal Secretaries transcription of dictated documents, emails and court forms, copytyping, completion of accounts transaction requisition and other dictated duties. The Senior Legal Secretary is likely to undertake or delegate specialist, procedural, clerical and administrative tasks.

The Senior Legal Secretary will routinely monitor Legal Secretaries to check their understanding and completion of duties and tasks delegated to them together with the associated time recording for all tasks. They will provide summary reports on performance to the Head of Legal Support.

The role contributes to the success of the Legal Support Services Practice Area and therefore aligns to the overall corporate strategy and sector plans, helping to meet the administrative requirements across all Practice Areas.

The Senior Legal Secretary reports into the Head of Legal Support

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