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Litigation / Private Client Legal Secretary

Posted 26 February by Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment Easy Apply Ended

Legal Secretary - Private Client / Family Law - £20,000 to £23,000

Legal Secretary - Private Client/ Family Law - Cambridge

My client is looking for a full time experienced Legal Secretary to work in both the litigation team and the private client department. The successful applicant will work 2 days per week in each department, and the fifth day to be flexible depending on the firm's needs at the time. Experience of working in one of these two areas of work would be desirable and training will be given as needed.

The litigation team comprises a partner and a senior solicitor with a mixed civil litigation caseload, working for business clients and individuals, and often involves the preparation of court papers. The successful applicant will be able to work under time pressure, as the nature of the work often means keeping to strict deadlines.

The private client department comprises three solicitors who deal with mainly non-contentious work, being wills, powers of attorney and probate. The work will be mixed, and involves drafting documents and letters, making payments, file administration etc.

BENEFITS:
* free car parking
* company pension
* death in service benefit
* 21 days holiday rising to 25 days after 4 years service + plus your birthday and bank holidays

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:
* fast typing speed
* experienced at audio and copy typing
* excellent organisation skills
* excellent client service skills
* ability to work under pressure.

If you are interested in this role send your CV directly to me by email for immediate consideration for interview.

Please contact Jonathan Hoose, Legal Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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Required skills

  • Private Client Wills Trusts Probate litigation legal secretary

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