Due to expansion, my client is looking to recruit an experienced legal secretary for its busy site. You will be reporting into a team of designated Fee Earners/ Solicitors with the ultimate aim of the role being to provide excellent all round secretarial support as well as managing client expectations.
* Providing excellent client service in line with departmental standards, procedures and guidelines.
* Building effective relationships with clients both internally and externally.
* Ability to work independently as well as with team members.
* Extensive diary management and travel/ accommodation arrangement
* Excellent oral and written communication skills.
* Audio Typing and letter/ legal document creation and amendment
* Transferring telephone calls to the relevant person internally
* Experience as a legal secretary in a busy office environment is essential
* Fast and accurate typing at least 65+ wpm.
* Ability to draft non legal correspondence.
* Ability to manage and organise diary appointments and travel arrangements for fee earners
* Confident in use of email and other systems in daily work.
* Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
* Knowledge of Big Hand dictation.
* £18 - 19k DOE
* 23 Days Holiday + bank hols
* Excellent training incentives
* Reputable company with progression available
* Pension Scheme
Please note that due the anticipated high volume of applicants, only successful candidates will be contacted.
Hamlin Knight is an equal opportunities employer and is acting as a recruitment consultancy in this instance