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Corporate Legal Secretary

Posted 5 May by Ideal Personnel and Recruitment Solutions Easy Apply Ended

Our professional services client is seeking a Legal Secretary for their Corporate department. You will need to be reliable with the ability to be flexible when workloads demand and have the ability to do overtime in line with the Corporate Team’s system agreed from time to time. With previous experience as a PA or legal secretary within a Corporate or Commercial Law Team you will be familiar with:

  • Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Access).

  • Oyez / Laser Forms.

  • Track change features in Word or other document comparison packages such as Deltaview.

  • General Accounts, Solicitor’s Accounts Rules and Anti-Money Laundering Procedures.

    The role

  • Deal with office administration, fee earner(s) diary management (as requested) and liaison with clients and colleagues.

  • Ability to draft simple correspondence unsupervised.

  • Confidence and ability to communicate at senior levels.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop a good rapport with all the members of the team.

  • Team player able to fit into a friendly but busy team.

  • Excellent organisational ability with a friendly but professional attitude.

  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines when completion of deals are at their peak.

  • Confidently produce legal documents and correspondence as requested by fee earner(s).

  • Confidently manage accounts and anti-money laundering duties associated with client files.

  • Ability to respect confidentiality of work carried out by fee earner(s).

  • Client specific administration and project support

The Person

  • Ability to be pro-active.

  • Well developed communication, organisational and team working skills.

  • Ability to be assertive.

  • Ability to work unsupervised and on own initiative.

Due to the large number of responses we receive it is not always possible to respond to every application. We will only contact those candidates short-listed for this role. If you have not heard from us within 7 days please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. If you wish to apply for further roles please do so. We will retain your details on file and contact you should a suitable vacancy become available.

Reference: 35076973

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