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Legal Secretary

Posted 23 February by Adecco UK Limited Easy Apply Ended

Legal Secretary
Position: Legal Secretary
Location: Sawbridgeworth
Salary/Rate: £21,000 - £25,000
Type: 1 year FTC - Prospect to go permanent, Full time

Job Description
Adecco Harlow are currently recruiting for a Legal Secretary on behalf of our dynamic, continuously growing client based in Sawbridgeworth, Essex. The successful candidate will have strong people management skills, the ability to communicate across all levels, have experience dealing with Probate, LPA matters and Wills,

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

*To provide solicitors with the administrative support
*Allow seamless legal services to clients and help maximise the amount of time which needed to spend on client work
*You will be involved in all aspects of the management and execution of their allocated solicitors' day to day workload by providing exceptional and proactive administrative support
*Accountable for managing diaries, handling of travel and meeting arrangements for solicitors, processing expenses claims if required on behalf of solicitors
*Research client information and other matters as directed by solicitor. For example, producing mail shots, carrying out research into business opportunities
*In the absence of a solicitor manage emails, telephone calls and other correspondence proactively dealing with requests, queries or enquiries; acting as point of contact, ensuring relevant matters are dealt with or escalated as appropriate using judgment.
*Requesting cheques, bank transfers and paying in money received, as appropriate. Assisting their solicitors with time recording and liaise with accounts on billing and credit control to produce standard financial/time reports

Candidate Profile
Essential requirements:
*Great communication skills
*Proficient origination skills
*Able to work well within a team environment
*Confident in working with all types of audiences
*Wills, Probate and LPA matters
*Be highly proactive in everything you undertake
*60 wpm typing speed

Benefits

*25 days annual leave pro rata
*Permanent Health insurance
*Reduced legal service costs
*Birthday leave
*Pension

Key Words:

Legal Secretary/ LPA / Probate / Reporting / Wills / Legal/ Microsoft / Supervision

Adecco is an Equal Opportunities employer that is happy to welcome applications for any applicant who fulfill the role requirements for this position. The Adecco group is a global company with more than 33,000 FTE employees and around 5,100 branches in over 60 countries and territories around the world. The Adecco Group offers a wide variety of services that include temporary staffing, permanent placement, career transition and talent development, as well as outsourcing and consulting

We regret that due to volume of response, we can only contact successful applicants. If you have not heard from us within 7 days, then unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

Adecco is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Reference: 34541258

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