Legal Secretary

Recruiter
Office Angels
Location
England, Cambridgeshire, Cambridge
Salary
£22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
08 May 2019
Closes
31 May 2019
Ref
T7137
Contact
Jemma Hussey
Function
Legal
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Legal Secretary

Cambridge

Are you an experienced legal secretary looking for a new opportunity? Then read on!

We are currently recruiting for a Legal Secretary to join our client's legal firm in central Cambridge. The ideal candidate will have relevant legal experience in a similar role, along with confident audio-typing skills and impeccable organisational skills. Legal experience in Property Business would be advantageous.

Duties

  • Preparing and completing as much as possible (including the conflict check) of the Matter Opening Form and then making sure the form is completing by the relevant fee earner
  • Preparing client engagement correspondence and ensuring it is sent out to the client and if necessary chasing for, the client's signed copy
  • Checking and chasing for client details
  • Preparing correspondence and documents through audio-typing and word-processing on a pooled basis in the Business Unit from digital dictation
  • Working closely with the designated fee earners on other PA level tasks
  • To administer filing reducing with electronic working and the opening, closing and storage and retrieval of client files in accordance with the detailed procedures contained in the Office Manual
  • Preparing mail and enclosures for dispatch
  • Assisting with the billing process by preparing accounting documentation to include bills, cheque requests and transfer forms
  • Copying and scanning small amounts in person, larger amounts to be delegated to the General Office
  • Making appointments, arranging meetings and maintaining an up to date diary for the designated fee earners
  • Attending to clients on behalf of the fee earners in both person and on the telephone and providing such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm's standards of client care
  • Ensuring the confidentiality of all firm's client's documentation and information
  • Any other duties as required

Key Skills

  • Trained in secretarial practice
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • High grade word processing and audio-typing skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Professionally ambassadorial
  • Previous experience as a legal secretary

Benefits

  • Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm
  • £22,000- £26,000 per annum
  • Opportunity to work in a renowned law firm
  • Convenient central location

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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