Legal Secretary (Experienced) - 12 Month FTC

Posted 9 March by Austin Clark Recruitment Limited Featured

A leading legal firm is looking to recruit an experienced Legal Secretary to work within their Private Client department on a 12 month fixed term contract, with the possibility to extend or go permanent.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary who is looking to join a fast paced successful legal firm. The successful candidate will have experience of working within a legal environment and ideally have experience of working within a Private Client department.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide a full legal secretarial service to the Private Client team including:

  • Full typing service (digital dictation used)
  • Working from notes dictated onto audiotape
  • Answering telephone calls, letters, faxes and e-mails
  • Organising diaries and making appointments
  • Preparing court forms and statements
  • Dealing with enquiries from clients
  • Filing and other general clerical work

Key Skills:

  • Excellent secretarial skills (60wpm min)
  • Experience of a law firm
  • Knowledge of law and legal procedures
  • Computer literacy
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Discretion, for dealing with confidential information
  • A good standard of spelling and grammar
  • The ability to work to deadlines
  • The ability to work well as part of a team and also on your own
  • A polite, helpful manner

Hours are Monday - Thursday 9 - 5.30pm and 9 - 5pm Friday + good pension, company bonus, progression opportunities, healthcare

Salary up to £25k

The role is initially offered on a 12 month FTC, with the potential to be extended and/or be made permanent.

Required skills

  • Audio Typing
  • Legal
  • Legal Documents
  • Secretarial
  • Typing

Application questions

Do you have previous experience as a legal secretary?
Do you have excellent typing skills?
Are you able to start on an initial 12 month contract?

Reference: 34648532

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