Legal Secretary

Alexander Mae Ltd
£19k - 22k per year
25 Nov 2016
05 Dec 2016
Sam Notley
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company: Our client is an award-winning, full service, commercial law firm and they are rapidly developing a national reputation for its innovative approach to delivering legal services. They operate in the financial services, leisure, retail & consumer goods, technology & media, renewables, housing and public sectors. Their specialisms are real estate, banking and finance, commercial, corporate, employment, dispute resolution and litigation. The Job: Our client is looking to recruit a Legal Secretary on either a full-time or part-time basis to join their Financial Services team in Bristol. This is an excellent opportunity to join and support a busy team carrying out a range of legal secretarial and PA duties including digital dictation, diary management, billing processes, creating and amending documents. As a Legal Secretary, we expect you to deliver the following: Digital dictation (audio typing) Managing diary appointments and planning for meetings to include forward planning of fee earner's diary and making travel arrangements as appropriate in fee earner's absence. Assisting with billing and monthly invoice process. There will be a focus on maintaining the teams filing. In addition, the role will require good general admin duties such as faxing and photocopying when required. Preparation of court documents, pleadings and witness statements (best practice training will be provided). The Person: As the successful Legal Secretary, you will be able to demonstrate the following: Excellent communication skills (both oral and written). Attention to detail, good organisational skills and flexibility. Working knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook. Able to deal with a high volume of typing. The Benefits: Contributory Pension, Group Life, Private Medical Insurance, 25 days' holiday & a flexible benefits scheme. The Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm, 35 hours per week The Location: Central Bristol, no car parking. The Salary: £19-22,000