Role: Private Client Legal Secretary
Hours: Full time; 9am - 5:30pm Mon-Friday
Salary: Dependent upon experience - upto £19,000 p.a.
Our client are seeking an experienced legal secretary to join our busy Private Client department in Gravesend. The role entails providing full secretarial support to a team of four lawyers, diary management, booking appointments and liaising with clients personally and handling all general PC based telephone queries and/or requests. All typing/correspondence and document work, alongside the preparation of all legal forms where required.
This is a very interesting and varied role covering all aspects of private client and probate. The department covers a diverse caseload therefore experience and knowledge in the following fields would be advantageous:
• Preparing estate accounts
• Typing wills
• Typing LPAs
• Typing Codicils
• Probate knowledge
• IHT forms
Successful applicants will have previous Private Client experience within a legal environment and be enthusiastic and organised. Knowledge of digital dictation, Land Registry Portal, BigHand, Oyez Forms, Excel and Partner 4 Windows would be advantageous. This is a busy role therefore individuals must be able to prioritise work, use their initiative and meet deadlines, coupled with an excellent client manner, smart appearance and good technical competence.
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