Hamlin Knight is working alongside a market leading professional services business in the recruitment of a legal Secretarial position. This role is based in Sheffield with good access links from all surrounding areas of Sheffield including Rotherham, Doncaster, Chesterfield and Barnsley.

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.

The Job:

* 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

The Candidate:

* 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.

The Package:
* £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

Reference: 34821515

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