Legal Secretary- Financial Litigation

Posted 4 days ago by REED
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My client is a leading firm based in Belfast, City Centre, who are currently seeking an experienced Legal Secretary to join their Financial Disputes Department.

This is a 12 month fixed term contract

Hours are Monday – Friday: 09.00 am – 17.30 pm

With a salary of £18k-£20k per annum (dependent on experience)

Job Purpose:

You will be responsible for carrying out all secretarial tasks and when necessary, all administrative tasks.

Essential Criteria:

  • Previous Legal Secretary experience within litigation
  • Working knowledge and experience of using Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Strong IT system skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to work within a team and on your own initiative
  • Ability to manage and prioritise a busy workload

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the team by carrying out all secretarial tasks and help, when necessary, with all administrative tasks
  • Digital dictation
  • Creating/amending documents/correspondence
  • Assisting the fee earners with financial management e.g. disbursements, client balances, dealing with a range of client specific billing requirements
  • Diary management for all fee earners; arranging internal and external appointments and, making arrangements for meetings; booking meetings rooms or external venues as required
  • Confident telephone manner when dealing with clients, solicitors, barristers by phone and taking accurate messages
  • Proof reading, amending and house styling legal reports and non-documents
  • Any other duties as required

Reference: 38685399

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