LEGAL ASSISTANT / SECRETARY
Private Clients - Wills and Probate
Due to rapid growth in business a well-established progressive Chesham based law firm would like to recruit a high skilled and experienced Legal Assistant/Secretary to work closely with the company's Head of Private clients.
The successful candidate will not only have the required skills but a can do attitude and thrive in an office whose success has been born out an atmosphere of cooperation and professional comradery
Experience in handling the administrative side of private clients - Will and Probate. The candidate should be able to hit the ground running and will have knowledge of legal documentation layout and procedure to provide the support to the department Fee-earners.
Excellent communication skills both spoken and written (including strong grammar and spelling). The candidate will understand the importance of sensitivity of client handling and be confident in speaking to third parties outside the company.
Strong General administration/office skills including great telephone manner, Time management skills, and good knowledge of the legal processes within the department.
Experience of assisting in the smooth running of a department, including the diary management, the ability to prioritise work load, provision of comprehensive administrative support.
You will need to pass an Audio typing test of 60+ words per minute and have comprehensive experience of Word software, email and internet.