Legal Secretary (several opportunities)

5 days left

Wells, Street & Somerton
28 Sep 2021
26 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal Secretary

(several opportunities)

Type: Full Time, Permanent

Locations: Wells, Street & Somerton

Salary: Dependent on level of experience

Start date: ASAP

We are a leading and long-established law firm based in the heart of the Somerset countryside with a client list you would expect to see in the centre of a big city, and we are expanding.

We are looking to appoint several experienced Legal Secretaries across Commercial Property and in a float capacity. These roles involve dealing with all the customary administration duties including the preparation of letters, emails and legal documents taken from our digital transcript system.

These important business roles provide administration support and services to our legal team which then enables them to focus on serving our clients.

You will:

Support fee earners with daily administrative tasks, including typing correspondence and preparing documents.

Manage your own workflow from dictation and prepare documents independently as required.

Demonstrate a high level of attention to detail and a quick and accurate typing speed.

Be comfortable acting as a point of contact for prospective and existing clients.

About you:

You will be confident in your ability to support fee earners and approach your work with a pro-active and organised style.

You know how to maintain focus and accuracy, even when completing routine tasks and you have a proven track record of delivering work to high standard.

You will need to be well-versed in Microsoft Office including the use of track changes, document comparison etc.

You demonstrate excellent communication skills with a clear respect for integrity and confidentiality.

What we can offer:

A competitive salary, a discretionary twice-yearly bonus, 22 rising to 27 days holiday plus bank holidays, workplace pension scheme, professional development support and progression routes.

We have embraced flexible working throughout the pandemic and are adopting a hybrid of homeworking and office working going into the future.

To apply, please email your most recent CV and a covering letter by clicking 'Apply' or call to discuss 01749 836105.

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