Float Team Legal Secretary

East Anglia
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Salary Description:
£18000 - £25000 per annum
Law Staff Legal Recruitment
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Top tier practice in Peterborough requires a Float Team Legal Secretary to support fee earners with typing, secretarial and administrative duties.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Legal Secretary to join a highly regarded firm. Supporting fee earners, you will be seconded to any department identified as requiring secretarial support. You will primarily work at the firm’s Peterborough office, however, you will also be required to work at its other office which is nearby in Cambridgeshire. There is flexibility on the working hours as this role is offered on a full-time or part-time basis.


- Transcribing and preparing correspondence through audio and copy typing
- Drafting emails and letters
- Use of a case management system
- Use of all relevant computer packages including Microsoft Office, document conversion and tracked changes
- Administrative duties including scanning, printing and faxing
- File management including opening and closing files and preparation of client care letters
- Diary management
- Reviewing fee earners’ timesheets and completing expense claims
- Management of mail in all media
- Updating fee earners’ CPD records
- Ensuring confidentiality of all documentation and information
- Working to achieving Microsoft Word Accreditation at expert level
- Undertaking specific training when necessary

The Candidate

- Applications are encouraged from legal secretaries with solid experience of supporting fee earners at a reputable firm
- Your written and spoken communication skills will be excellent
- IT proficiency is required
- Taking a proactive approach, you will excel in time management
- A driving licence and access to your own transport are essential

The Firm
Our client is a top tier practice with offices across four counties serving corporate and individual clients locally, across the UK and internationally. Established more than 75 years’ ago, they have grown in size and expertise yet retain their commitment to a partner-led and practical approach. With numerous awards and accreditations including the Lexcel practice quality mark, the firm is now seeking a Float Team Legal Secretary to join its office in Peterborough.

Float Team Legal Secretary

For further details of this Float Team Legal Secretary vacancy, please contact Victoria quoting reference VK03234881.


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