Legal Secretary - Private Client

Recruiter
jobseekers recruitment
Location
Dorchester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
29 May 2019
Closes
26 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our professional services client who are based in Dorchester has a fantastic opportunity and are looking to recruit a full time Legal Secretary to be based in their Private Client Department. The successful candidate will assist the Trust and Tax Department as well as the wider Private Client team.

To provide timely, accurate, professional and efficient secretarial assistance to Fee Earners as directed. To ensure the highest level of service to clients at all times.

Main Responsibilities

Audio typing and word processing
Production of accurate, timely and professionally presented documentation
Client communication via the telephone, accurately recording messages and providing assistance where possible
Effective diary management
All associated administrative tasks
Ensure efficient upkeep of all databases, records, filing systems, opening and closing of files
Assist other departments as directed
To ensure conducive working relationships with clients, colleagues and other associated third parties
Ensure positive representation of the firm at all times
To undertake training as directed
Comply with policies and procedures as set down by the Firm
Any additional duties that may reasonably be required

Knowledge, Experience and Skills required
Appropriate competency level of knowledge and experience in the relevant area(s) of law
Fast and accurate Audio typing skills (in excess of 60 wpm)
Microsoft Office skills (Word and Excel as required for the role)
Good organisational and communication skills
A high degree of diplomacy and confidentiality in respect of clients and clients matters