Corporate Legal Secretary
Douglas Scott are currently recruiting for a dynamic and forward-thinking top 100 UK Law Firm who are known as one of the biggest players in the North West.
My client is keen to appoint a Legal Secretary who will be required to sit within the Corporate Department and they require candidates to be fully coherent with the current processes and procedures of Corporate Law.
They are now looking for a legal secretary experienced in working for a Corporate team and providing secretarial support in relation to transactional matters. The successful candidate will support fee earners from partner to trainee solicitor level and will need to be able to offer a degree of flexibility in terms of working hours when client demands require it.
*Comprehensive and proactive diary and travel management, anticipating future demands of team members and actions required.
*Managing critical diary dates
*Organising and planning meetings, to include coordinating agendas and papers for internal and external meetings, booking travel and arranging for necessary equipment and refreshments
*Managing workflow of typing, making appropriate use of the firm's outsourced service
*Acting as liaison point for clients and colleagues
*Dealing and screening calls, delivering a positive client experience
*Providing sound comprehensive financial administrative support to Legal Advisers; ensuring compliance with legal, firm wide and practice group specific policies and procedures
*Proactive Billing and Financial Support; monthly/quarterly billing runs; management of client accounts; resolving internal/external financial queries; preparation and submission or payment of third party invoices, dealing with incoming and outgoing monies
*Paper and electronic filing
This role requires excellent IT and communication skills, both written and on the telephone, along with fast accurate typing, strong attention to detail and the ability to plan and prioritise workload to meet deadlines.
Previous legal secretary experience working with transactions is preferred but not essential.
The unique sell with this role is the fact my client offers great flexibility and support where you will never go unrecognised from the hard work you put in!
If you do feel you have all the right attributes to be successful in this post, please apply now and avoid any disappointment.
Please contact Lilly Tomlinson, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.
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