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Junior Legal Secretary

Junior Legal Secretary

Posted 23 November 2021 by Reed Business Support
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Junior Legal Secretary PT 25 hours or Full time up to £26k p/a pro-rata.

This is a fantastic time to be joining My Central Cambridge Client . Having grown exponentially over the last few years, they  are now more than 800 strong with 11 offices across the UK.

They are currently looking for a Legal Secretary to join their  Private Client team to support their  fee earners.

The Private Client team is a key part of the business. Many members of our team hold Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners qualifications and are part of Solicitors for the Elderly. They  act for a vast number of high net worth clients as well as acting for several private family charitable trusts, an area that is constantly growing. They  are experienced in helping clients to manage their domestic and international estate planning needs.

The role is to be based in their Cambridge office working either part time (25 hours a week +) or full time.

You will provide efficient legal administration support for busy teams therefore you will need experience of working in a similar role in a fast-paced environment. On a day to day basis you will:

• Work on legal documents, proof reading and formatting

• Draft emails and letters in accordance with instructions

• Produce invoices and maintain billing spreadsheets and trackers

• Create reports (billings, WIP)

• Produce documents using audio typing.

• Conduct searches (Lawyer search, Insolvency, Compliance regulation)

• Take telephone calls and field enquiries as appropriate

• Provide support to the team handling room bookings, diary management and travel requirements.

You will have a solid grasp of Microsoft systems and preferably experience in Case Management systems (SOS) and document management systems (iManage). You must have a keen eye for detail. The ability to manage tight deadlines, changing priorities and volume workloads is a pre-requisite for this role.

You must be well organised, be able to multi-task and take a pro-active approach to your work. You’ll be a team player and willing to get stuck into new things. Legal experience is not essential, however, experience of working in a professional services environment is desirable.

As well as a competitive salary, we also offer an excellent benefits package including:

• 27 days’ annual leave

• Scottish Widows Pension Scheme

• Life Assurance

• Support Staff Bonus Scheme

• Gym Membership Contribution of 1/3 of annual fees

• PES Online Benefits Portal with access to thousands of online discounts

• Cycle to Work Scheme

Reference: 44784528

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