Legal Secretary - Dispute Resolution and Property

Posted 25 June by Nicholas Howard

Are you an experienced Legal Secretary with a strong background in Litigation and/ or Property departments ?

Our client is a leading full service private practice law firm based in Hampshire with a strong reputation for high standards of client care and providing excellent legal advice. Dur to an internal move, they now require a talented full-time Legal Secretary to assist a Partner and Senior Consultant across two departments in Winchester .

The role will be suitable for an experienced Secretary with legal secretarial and administration experience gained within the Litigation, Commercial Property, Real Estate or Float departments of a law firm.

Duties will include:

Fast and accurate audio and copy typing using digital dictation

Relaying accurate telephone messages from client to fee earner, taking action in fee earners absence if appropriate

Diary management (including arranging meetings and making travel arrangements when necessary)

Use of Microsoft packages including Outlook, Excel and Word

Dealing with file opening/closing and archiving

Carrying out on-line searches including SDLT and Land Registry

Dealing with expense claims

General office duties such as filing and photocopying

Keys skills and attributes:

Confidence

Audio typing skills

Organised and efficient

Excellent communication skills

Able to remain calm under pressure

Flexible attitude

This role comes with an excellent market rate salary and benefits package together with the opportunity to progress in the future.

All applications will be reviewed within 2 working days and short-listed candidates contacted within that timeframe.

Required skills

  • Audio Typing
  • General Administration
  • Legal
  • Searches
  • Digital Dictation

Application questions

Do you have experience as a Legal Secretary within property or litigation departments of a law firm?
Do you have Audio typing and Digital Dictation skills?

Reference: 34470195

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