Legal Secretary - Property (Full or part time)

Recruiter
Sarah West Recruitment
Location
Honiton
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
07 Feb 2018
Closes
10 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Legal Secretary - Property (Full or part time)
Honiton
Salary: £17,000 - £19,000

Our client is a prestigious and established law firm who are looking for a Legal Secretary, with experience in Property. They are flexible on hours and days worked, so open to the role being full or part time (20 hours).

You will be someone that can manage their own time, use your initiative and be respectful of the confidential nature of client’s matters and documents. The relationship you have with clients is also vital and therefore delivering excellent customer service must come natural to you. The ability to work in a team is also essential as you will provide support to others, as and when required. You will be fully supported and welcomed by the team from day 1.

What experience / skills are required for Legal Secretary - Property?

• previous experience / training in a legal practice
• accurate and fast typing skills - 60 wpm
• audio typing
• eye for detail
• working in a fast paced environment
• great communication skills
• be able to work to strict processes and procedures.

Your role as Legal Secretary in the Property Dept will include:

• preparing correspondence and documents through audio-typing and word processing
• daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files
• preparing mail and enclosures for despatch
• make appointments, arrange meetings and to maintain an up-to-date diary for relevant fee earner
• preparing meeting rooms as necessary, and for the tidying and clearance of the room at the end of the meeting
• provide support to clients over the phone
• welcome/ meet clients in person
• provide refreshments
• operate accounts procedures and update record systems and databases on time
• keep up to date with all forms and precedents in use by the practice
• provide assistance to other support staff
• comply with industry/ legal practices and standards.

The law firm are well known in the area and have a warm and friendly approach to their clients and also to the team environment to make this a great place to work

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