Legal Secretary - Excellent Benefits & Environment

Posted 18 April by Reed
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Legal Secretary required with a Private Client/Family Law background ideally, applications welcomed with any legal background. The position is a traditional office-based role with fantastic access to public transport. The role will be working in the Private Client team to provide professional, pro-active, high level secretarial support on a broad range of issues relating to estates and private property, tax planning and family matters. You will work with an allocated fee earner or group of fee earners as well as supporting the wider fee earning team.

The team covers:

  • Will drafting
  • Succession planning
  • Tax efficient lifetime giving
  • Disputed Wills
  • Creation administration and termination of trusts
  • Advice to trustees and beneficiaries
  • Trust Taxation
  • Offshore trusts

Manage diaries of allocated fee earners in Microsoft Outlook to include:

  • Making appointments
  • Arranging meetings/conferences
    Sending and responding to invites
  • Process expense claims, payment requisition forms, returned advances
  • To accurately maintain and update client and other relevant contact details on our client database
  • To process all forms including new client form, new matter form, money laundering form, training course booking forms etc.

Our client appreciates the people who work for them, and their rewards package is reviewed regularly to reflect that. You can expect to receive:

25 days holiday (FTE) plus Bank Holidays

Long Service holiday award - 1 extra week every 10 years continuous service
Agile Working Policy
Scottish Widows Pension Scheme (5% employer / 5% Employee)
Staff Profit Share / Salary sacrifice (Pensions, Staff Profit Share)
Paid CSR day
Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Leave
Season Ticket Loan
Subsidised gym membership
Eye Care Voucher
Private Healthcare - BUPA
Life Assurance - 4 x salary / Permanent Health Insurance
Dress for your Day Policy
Discounted legal services.

For more information, please apply with a current CV, we look forward to hearing from you.

Required skills

  • Family Law
  • Legal
  • Secretarial
  • Private Client

Reference: 49287282

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