Legal Secretary

16000.00 - 18000.00 GBP Annual
01 Feb 2018
08 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


START DATE: IMMEDIATE SALARY GBP16,000 - GBP18,000 (dependent on experience)

This is a really great opportunity for an experienced Legal Secretary to join a successful and progressive practice that allows the candidate the chance to undertake additional training and development as the role grows.

Some responsibilities of the role will include:

* Audio typing and copy typing of memos, correspondence and legal documentation

* Dealing with clients both face-to-face and over the telephone, taking accurate messages and following up on agreed action.

* Diary management and arranging appointments

* Management of email accounts

* Effective file management supporting the fee earner as required

* Ensuring that policies and procedures are adhered to

Essential Key Skills:

* Legal Secretary experience (minimum one year)

* Strong IT and Microsoft Office skills

* Excellent copy and digital audio typing skills (minimum 60 wpm)

* Excellent written/verbal communication and organisational skills

* High standard of customer service skills in order to deal with queries from internal and external clients in a professional, polite and considerate manner

* Self motivated and able to work on own initiative with a good understanding of the need to prioritise

* Time Management skills demonstrating the ability to work to deadlines whilst ensuring a high standard of accuracy and strong attention to detail

* Flexibility in meeting client demands in both the nature of work undertaken and working hours

* Ability to contribute in a team environment supporting other secretaries and fee-earners as appropriate

* Confidentiality at all times

Applicants will be given an exercise to complete at interview to demonstrate the above essential key skills.

Services advertised by itecopeople are those of an Agency.