Legal Secretary

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  • PE11, Spalding, Lincolnshire View on Map
  • Post Date : March 13, 2023
  • Apply Before : April 20, 2023
  • Salary: £0 - £2500000
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  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience Fresh
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

We are working with a top-tier law firm in Spalding that is seeking a Legal Secretary

Legal Secretary – job responsibilities:

* Provide the team with typing, secretarial and administrative support.

* Work responsibly to support the needs of the fee earners and the priorities given delivering a quality service.

* Assist with digital dictation and administrative support across the company in line with the Company’s workflow ethic.

* Transcribe and prepare all correspondence and documents through audiotyping and word processing, using Company precedents where appropriate;

* Operate case management system including storing documents electronically – organising and attaching to relevant matters.

* Familiarity with all relevant computer packages including, but not limited to: PDF Docs, document conversion and tracked changes.

* Deal with administrative routines as required to include scanning, faxing printing and photocopying.

* Understand how to use the strong room including searching for and retrieving documents and procedures for sending out original documents:

* Manage incoming and outgoing mail in all mediums i.e. post, DX, emails and fax transmissions.

* Make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain manager/fee earners diary as required including providing refreshments if necessary.

* Attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the Company’s standards for client care.

* Be flexible as a member of the wider support team and assist with work as required, co-operating with peers and others, ensuring a co-operative team environment.

* Work within relevant administrative systems and procedures, particularly in the management of finances, recording time, preparation of bills and correspondence.

Legal Secretary – skills & experience:

* Experience as a legal secretary/secretary, including the use of a digital dictation tool.

* Computer literacy, with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

* A typing speed of at least 65 wpm/90% accuracy.

* Excellent attention to detail, including spelling and punctuation.

* An ability to communicate effectively at all levels, to remain calm and respond well in pressurised situations.

* An ability to organise own work effectively and plan well to meet required deadlines.

* Evidence of a problem solving “can-do” attitude and the ability to work effectively in a team environment experience of working in a professional organisation with the ability to demonstrate a basic knowledge of fee-earners’ work.

Some benefits include:

* Flexible working

* Cycle to work scheme

* Group Life Assurance

* Health Insurance

* Competitive company pension

* Free Subscriptions/Memberships and Discounts

* Progression, Learning, and Development plans

* Wellbeing (Hub) support

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