Legal Secretary – Family

Position/Type:
Operations/Other
Level:
Other
Location:
South East
Job Term:
Permanent
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
19/04/2019
Recruiter:
Law Staff Legal Recruitment
Job Ref:
C04273561

Legal 200 practice offering competitive remunerations and high levels of responsibility seeks a Legal Secretary in Hampshire.

Joining the practices family team located in the Southampton area, the successful legal secretary will provide comprehensive administrative support to a team of fee earners allowing them to focus their efforts on fee earning. Ensuring high levels of service at all times, the successful legal secretary will manage a varied and complex workload with minimal supervision. There is additional scope for this role to include some routine fee earning tasks, dependent on experience.

Responsibilities
• Diary management
• Handling telephone queries
• Providing reminders to fee earners regarding meetings
• Travel coordination
• Arranging meetings and booking rooms
• Typing documentation and correspondence
• Liaising with clients and external professionals
• Opening and closing files
• Maintaining record keeping requirements
• Sending out faxes and letters
• General administrative duties including photocopying and printing
• Providing support to fee earners in aspects of marketing
• Assisting other members of the team as required

The Candidate
• Applications are welcomed from legal secretaries with a minimum of one year’s experience gained within
family
• Outstanding communication skills both verbal and written will be essential
• Possess a fast and highly accurate typing speed of at least 60 wpm
• Demonstrates a high standard of IT literacy with particular expertise using Microsoft Office applications
• Highly organised, able to work well when under pressure to meet tight deadlines
• Has a detail orientated, professional and positive approach to their work
• A team player who is equally comfortable working on their own initiative

The Firm
A Legal 200 practice with a network of offices across the UK, our client is a highly regarded firm with experienced and dedicated staff offering services to both business and individual clients. They pride themselves on providing expert advice and a high-quality personal service, allowing them to achieve the best possible solutions. With particular strengths in areas including property and private client, they are well placed to enjoy continued success.

Benefits
• Competitive salary dependent on experience
• Opportunities for career progression
• Continued training and development
• Responsibility from the outset
• Structured working environment

Legal Secretary – Family

For further details of this Family Legal Secretary vacancy, please contact Charlotte on 01954 208061 quoting reference C04273561.

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Closing Date:
17/05/2019

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