Legal Secretary

Recruiter
SKILLS DIRECT LTD
Location
Bath
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Nov 2016
Closes
19 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is well respected law firm based in Bath.This Legal Secretary position is to provide secretarial and administrative support for their Employment and Dispute Team.Tasks will include:-Deal with clients and agents, both verbal and face to face.Be a pro-active team member, capable of not only organising your own time but those senior within your team.Tracking of tasks and commitments requested by colleagues.Arrange and attend team meetings (external and internal); produce minutes/print documents.Typing and preparing Witness statements and Trial bundles including correctly paginating and copying.Ensure court dates are correctly placed in fee earner's diaries.Personal skills include:-Fantastic communication skills in person and in writing.Strong interpersonal skills when dealing with clients and colleagues.IT skills; Mattersphere/word/excel/PowerPoint.Proactive with an interest in what we do as a team.Organised, without prompting or chasing.Strong telephone skills.High attention to detail.Willing to learn.You must be discreet when dealing with the Firms confidential affairs.Above all you must have a positive can-do attitude along with the ability to remain focused and composed under pressure.You will be supervised on a day-to-day basis by the Dispute Resolution Team Manager.Hours of work are Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:30pm The generous benefits package consists of:- Private Medical Insurance, Life assurance (4 x salary),Pension scheme,23 days' holiday and Corporate gym membership.